‘Joseph Stella: Visionary Nature’ Awakens The Artist’s Legacy Beyond Bridges

Dec 23, 2022 717

BY: Natasha Gural

A vibrant array of fauna and flora dance around a gnarled tree trunk as we navigate a paradisiacal scene that borrows from the Bible and art historical references such as Hieronymus Bosch’s masterpiece Garden of Earthly Delights. Religious and secular imagery mingle, as we’re transported to the Mediterranean with glimpses of urban life hinting at New York City bridges and infrastructure. 

The monumental Tree of My Life is among nearly 90 paintings and works on paper on loan from museums and private collections as part of Joseph Stella: Visionary Nature on view at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida, through January 15, 2023.

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