Plant: Exploring The Botanical World


This book is the first to bring together botanical art across all media and throughout history, celebrating the extraordinary beauty and diversity of plants from around the world. It combines photographs and cutting-edge micrograph scans with watercolours, drawings, and prints to bring this universally popular and captivating subject vividly to life. Carefully selected by an international panel of experts and arranged in a uniquely structured sequence to highlight thought-provoking contrasts and similarities, this stunning compilation of botanically themed images includes iconic work by celebrated artists, photographers, scientists, and botanical illustrators, as well as rare and previously unpublished images.

ISBN-13: 9780714871486

352 pages, 300 illustrations, 29 × 25 cm, hardcover, English

Phaidon, 2016
€ 49.95