In pictures

Gallery: ‘Painting Paradise’ at The Queen’s Gallery

16 March 2015

The Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace celebrates the art of the garden this spring with a display of works from the Royal Collection. Gardens have long been a popular subject in the arts, and are invested with varied and sometimes conflicting meanings. The garden can be a sacred sanctuary, a site of study, or a place of enjoyment, and it represents a careful, negotiated balance between nature and civilisation.

Click here for the curator’s introduction to the exhibition

‘Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden’ is at The Queen’s Gallery, London, from 20 March–11 October.

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