4/17/09 at the Morris Arboretum: Magnolias and Patrick Dougherty's Fantastic Sculpture

4/17/09 at the Morris Arboretum: Magnolias and Patrick Dougherty's Fantastic Sculpture

A week ago Friday I spent the morning traipsing about the Morris Arboretum. The magnolias were in full bloom and Patrick Dougherty had just finished his newest sculputure, The Summer Palace. If you have the chance to be in Philadelphia over this summer I urge you to visit the arboretum and see this sculpture. Dougherty's sculpture at a distance:A little closer:Sculpture doorway:Internal sky view:Another doorway:And now on to the magnolias. One magnolia blossom:Magnolia profusion:Magnolia profusion redux:Magnolia blossoms against pines:Yellow magnolia blossoms:

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