In his words, artist John Bonath is "confusing real and artificial nature." Which flowers are real and which ones are fake? Are you sure?
November 10, 2008 to February 1, 2009
John Bonath’s Real/Unreal used luscious botanical imagery combining photographs of real and fake flowers with digital manipulation and oil pointing – purposefully challenging our conceptions of truth and fiction.
John Bonath, “Thistle Blossom” (detail), botanical study on canvas
John Bonath, “Pink Daisy” (detail), botanical study on canvas
John Bonath, “Peonie #1” (detail), botanical study on canvas