Hdoc: Tigers in the Greenhouse

Sep. 4, 2020

In the summer of 1999, The Huntington was the focus of world-wide attention when it exhibited the first Amorphophallus titanum ever to bloom in California. That first bloom started our cultivation of this strange plant. We now have over forty mature "Corpse Flowers" and this is their story.

 

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Lunchtime Art Talk on Buck Ellison
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Join Nicholas Barlow, curatorial assistant at the Hammer Museum, for this short and insightful discussion about artist Buck Ellison, as part of the Lunchtime Art Talk series on the exhibition "Made in L.A. 2020: a version." The program is presented by the Hammer Museum.

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Frederic Edwin Church, Chimborazo, 1864
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deader than dead by Ligia Lewis
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