Used Envelopes Hold Thriving Potted Plants in Fidencio Fifield-Perez’s ‘Dacaments’

All images © Fidencio Fifield-Perez, shared with permission Fidencio Fifield-Perez’s Dacaments series began as a response to the bureaucracy of…

Flip Through More than 5,000 Pages of This Sprawling 19th-Century Atlas of Natural History

Courtesy of the Biodiversity Heritage Library In the early 19th century, German naturalist Lorenz Oken quickly established himself as a…

Kaleidoscopic Paintings by Edie Fake Invoke the Spiritual Wisdom of Plants

“Bustle” (2024), acrylic and gouache on wood panel, 48 x 48 inches. All images courtesy of Western Exhibitions, shared with…

Cynthia James Portrays Otherworldly Pollinators and Plants in Her Dreamlike ‘Bee Series’

“Ambush.” All photos © Cynthia James, shared with permission In the 1901 book, The Life of the Bee, Nobel prize-winning…

Unprecedented Footage Shows Plants ‘Talking’ to Their Neighbors about Potential Predators

The touch-me-not plant, officially known as mimosa pudica, quickly contracts its leaves when shaken or brushed by assumed predators. When…

Through Delicate Glass Sprouts, Nataliya Vladychko Emphasizes the Wild Resiliency of Seeds

“Triticum” (2020), wooden platform and flame-shaped borosilicate glass,
26 x 27 centimeters.
Photo by Steven van Kooijk. All images © Nataliya Vladychko,…

Otherworldly Plants Sprout Colorful Stems and Blooms in Kaori Kurihara’s Incredibly Detailed Ceramics

“Clown verdoyant” (2023). All images © Kaori Kurihara, shared with permission Elegant petals, scalloped fans, and seed-like textures coat the…

In Surreal Portraits, Rafael Silveira Plunges Into the Mysteries of the Human Psyche

“Extravaso.” All images © Rafael Silveira, shared with permission Brazilian artist Rafael Silveira supplants heads with bunches of flowers, flocks…

Moss, Pine Bark, and Roots Camouflage Tiny Refuges Among the Wild Swedish Forests and Farmland

“Moss Hut.” All images © Ulf Mejergren, shared with permission Artist and architect Ulf Mejergren (previously) continues his interest in…

Introspective Figures Navigate Surreal Worlds in Simón Prades’ Illustrations

All images © Simón Prades, shared with permission  Stories come to life on the page and introspective figures explore inner…