April 23, 2010
This is Penny Nickels wonderful, embroidered answer to Hieronymus Bosch's triptych called the Garden of Earthly Delights. A lot of satin stitching was involved and also a french knot or two. Instead of directly taking imagery from the painting Penny gave the image of a seed catalogue a 'Bosch twist'. I can't help but wondering what would happen to my garden if Hieronymus Bosch was tending to it!
Penny's work is part of an exhibition called Replanting the Garden, works based on the Garden of Earthly Delights in the Big Car Gallery, Indianapolis.