Artist Virginia Poundstone—whose practice spans photography, sculpture, video, and installation, and is exclusively focused on the history and botany of the flower and its socio-economic and cultural significance—mounted an exhibition featuring a number of new works, including an outdoor sculpture surrounded by an earthwork comprising over 3,000 tulips, at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum this spring. The exhibition, which will remain on view through October 25, 2015, as part of the Circumstance series at The Aldrich, is dedicated to two important sources of inspiration: Giacomo Balla’s series of Futurist Flowers and traditional American flower-pattern quilts. Poundstone also debuts a new outdoor sculpture, Quilt Square (Tulip) (2015), which sits alongside the earthwork Tulips (2014–15), planted on the Museum’s grounds last fall with the assistance of the

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