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Art Inspired by Nature and the Garden
More than fifty artists have use nature as an inspiration for original artworks on permanent display in the Sheikh Zayed Tower. From landscape images to detailed depictions of flower petals and rocks, nature-inspired art helps bring tranquility and softens the clinical setting for patients and families.
Title: Detail from Toile Garden, glazed porcelain, wood and paint, 2011
Artist: Susan Graham, New York, NY.
Location: Sheikh Zayed Tower, elevator lobby, 4th Floor.
Title: Untitled (blue trees), chromogenic color print, 2011
Artist: Alexander Heilner, Baltimore, MD
Location: Sheikh Zayed Tower, elevator lobby, 12th Floor.
Title: Gyre, braided seagrass, 2011
Artist: Julianne Ahn, Philadelphia, PA.
Location: Sheikh Zayed Tower, elevator lobby, 5th Floor.
Title: One woodblock print from Color Field Notes, series of eight woodblock prints and one silkscreen, 2009
Artist: Polly Apfelbaum, New York, NY
Location: Sheikh Zayed Tower, elevator lobby, Main Level.
Photo Credit: the artists, Kris Graves
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