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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.

An image of nature-inspired artwork

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.

Artwork of tree branches

Title: Untitled (blue trees), chromogenic color print, 2011
Artist: Alexander Heilner, Baltimore, MD
Location: Sheikh Zayed Tower, elevator lobby, 12th Floor.

A piece of artwork made from seagrass

Title: Gyre, braided seagrass, 2011
Julianne Ahn, Philadelphia, PA.
Sheikh Zayed Tower, elevator lobby, 5th Floor.

A colorful piece of artwork inspired by nature

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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