New York Botanical Garden Readies Monet-Themed Show, With Rarely Seen Painting

'Irises' by Claude Monet. (Courtesy New York Botanical Gardens)

Ordinarily, the news that the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx is presenting “Monet’s Garden”—a re-creation of Claude Monet’s gardens in Giverny, France, which opens May 19—would have simply delighted us. But coming as it is on the heels of the opening of the “Giverny” exhibition at the Hole, in which that gallery recreated Monet’s gardens with fake and real flowers, we were positively stunned. Read More