Botanic Gardens mural nurtures connections with plants

Cornell Chronicle
A 2019-20 CCA Grant Project by the Cornell Botanic Gardens. Photo by Lindsay France/University Photography.

In addition to its natural splendor, Cornell Botanic Gardens now boasts an outdoor art installation: a two-story mural, created in September 2019 by Brazilian street artist Eder Muniz.

“A Dança Da Natureza” (The Dance of Nature) incorporates nature, a human figure, animals and stylistic images in bright, vivid colors that enliven the north side of the Nevin Welcome Center. The mural expresses the aura and spirit of plants, with the artist seeing and capturing the colors of nature in ways undetected by most.

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