06 Jun '11, 5pm

#EcoArt Van Gogh Painting is a Vertical Green Wall

It's the first living painting in London's Trafalgar Square, and maybe the first anywhere. A Van Gogh picture has been turned into a green living vertical wall. Depicting Van Gogh's painting, A Wheatfield with Cypresses , it's a new way to draw people into the National Gallery to see the real thing. Photo: National Gallery : A Wheatfield, with Cypresses 1889 The living painting has been constructed by a horticulture and design company which specialises in green walls and roofs. They also did the recently installed living wall in the hotel which bills itself as the "largest vertical wall in Europe." They used over 8,000 plants of 25 different varieties. In order to recreate the strong bands of colour in the painting, plants were selected to match the tones. They were then hand-planted into a modular system according to a numbered drawing. The 640 modules were grown vertical...

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