moma: Happy Earth Day! Tomáš Gabzdil Libertín…

moma:

Happy Earth Day! Tomáš Gabzdil Libertíny’s vase was produced by a colony of 40,000 bees in 1 week. The process poetically brings a natural phenomenon full circle, starting with flowers, which nourish bees and enabled them to produce the vase, and ending with a vessel to contain flowers. 

[Tomáš Gabzdil Libertíny. The Honeycomb Vase “Made by Bees” (Prototype). 2006. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. © 2016 Tomáš Gabzdil Libertíny]