Losing Paradise?

Endangered Plants Here and Around the World

Losing Paradise

January 16 – April 4, 2010

This exhibition draws attention to plant conservation issues around the world. Curated by the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA), and developed in collaboration with the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and the Center for Plant Conservation, the exhibition features 44 original botanical artworks of threatened and endangered plants from the United States and around the world. The exhibition and accompanying book are the result of a three-year project undertaken by artists from the United States and around the world, all members of the ASBA.

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Shown at left: Silene regia, North America
Artist: Heeyoung Kim