Rather, much like the orchidaceous
settings and frivolously erotic subjects of Rococo art that revealed nothing of the festering contempt and eventual revolt of the masses in late-eighteenth century Paris, Love Hotel exudes nothing of Tokyo's economic wound hiding below its decadent cultural surface.
The vanilla vine can attain a length of 100 metres as it grows, winding its tendrils round supports in an epiphytical languor of orchidaceous
In 1995, exporting a number of species, such as storax, bulbs of some natural plants, and species of Orchidaceous
in every form, were prohibited by the Export Regime Decision of 1995 (Ozugurlu and Duzgun 2000).
Now that university courses in History of the Dandy are well-established, one may wonder what brought Shonibare to the topic of the male figure who through orchidaceous
self-presentation makes art of himself.
In comparison, even Hegel's and Proust's books seem optional, orchidaceous
Pennsylvanicum) our earliest one, but entire leaved and with a downy stem and leaf; I have not seen it in Massachusetts; Diervilla trifida; Microstylis ophioglossoides, an orchidaceous
plant new to us; wild holly (Nemopanthes Canadensis); the great round-leaved orchis (Platanthera orbiculata), not long in bloom; Spiranthes cernua, at the top; bunchberry, reddening as we ascended, green at the base of the mountain, red at the top; and the small fern, Woodsia ilvensis, growing in tufts, now in fruit.
Truth to tell, Dahling Nick is too long and sometimes even self-indulgent, with too much time taken up by relatively minor matters-as well as the occasionally self-conscious use of magic realism devices and images to approximate Nick's overwhelmingly ornate, orchidaceous
and even operatic storytelling oeuvre.
The botanical wreath is from Sertum orchidaceum: a wreath of the most beautiful orchidaceous
flowers by John Lindsey (published in 1838) from Selby Garden's own library.