Besides providing botanical contents in a simple, personal and cozy way; The Plant offers plant lovers a new look at greenery by featuring the works of many creative people who share our love for plants. As a curious observer of ordinary plants and other greenery, the magazine presents a monograph on a specific plant; bringing together photographers, illustrators, designers, musicians, writers, and visual artists, both established and emerging, from all over the world. These people share with The Plant their unique perceptions and experiences of plants.
For the 13th issue of The Plant, they have teamed up with musician, Paul McCartney on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the death of the photographer, Linda McCartney publishing unpublished work by the artist featuring her passion for flowers. The cover features Paul and Heather in Devon (1969). Also featuring in this issue the curious world of artist Batia Suter with Natural Grammar, a report on the 12th edition of Manifesta in Palermo through the lenses of Sam Rock and we travel to the rural area of Kangra in India with Tom Johnson to meet the local farmers. Laura Hawkins and Scheltens & Abbenes take a look at the fashion designer Paul Poiret and Raoul Dufy’s patterns. And Cameranesi Pompili and photographer Ilaria Orsini contribute with Objet Trouvé, a series of selected contemporary flower vases. + Woman as Tree, Tree as Woman, by writer and art critic Hettie Judah; and a pagan festival in Spain Os Maios by Tex Bishop where people dress like trees. Also From the Earth, a collaboration with French fashion brand Lemaire photographed by Alice Neale. Other stories take a look on the insidious Plastic Addiction and the bird life in Wissant by Estelle Hanania and Sandra Berrebi and Loose Leaves, The Plant magazine’s short stories section with contributors like gardener Matthew Wright, design curator Zoe Ryan, perfumer Barnabé Fillion, illustrator Christina Zimpel, florist Ruby Barber and Bruno Mayrargue from Librairie Yvon Lambert, amongst others.
Softcover, 9 inches x 12 inches, The Plant, Autumn 2018.
The Plant #12 features a new flower series by Nobuyoshi Araki, a trip to California by Brigitte Lacombe, Mistletoe, Takashi Homma, Erwan & Ronan Bouroullec, Jeremy Deller and Rose Water in Iran. Sam Rock and Maarten van der Horst on a Camouflage story. Château de Villandry, Sogetsu Ikebana School, Balancing Water by Scheltens & Abbenes, The Ocean Above and Idaho Montana Wyoming by Marcelo Gomes. + the new section Loose Leaves with the most interesting stories by Matthew Wright, Barnabé Fillion and Daisy Hoppen among others on Fans, Willy Guhl, an Avant-Gardener and Euphorbia of East Africa.
Softcover, perfect-bound, 9 inches x 12 inches, The Plant, Summer 2018.
Please note that there are multiple covers for Issue #12 available and will be shipped at random. Please e-mail us with any questions or concerns.