Storm King

Overlooking the South Fields in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Overlooking the South Fields (photo by: Kathy Diemer)

I was never all that interested in modern art; growing up in a rock ‘n roll and (well done) meat and potatoes environment will do that to you. Admittedly, I didn’t understand modernistic techniques either. All that stark white and sharp edges was too much for my curvy, colorful mind to comprehend. That is, until I went to Storm King Art Center, where towering chunks of metal unite peacefully amongst majestic trees and rolling pastures. The simplicity of natural meadows somehow balances these complex structures so they become one with their surroundings. At Storm King I discovered that gardeners are not so different from artists, we simply use a different medium to create our masterpieces. [Read more…]