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Gardens, dark and foreboding

A detail of Lauren Fensterstock’s “A Collection of Various Botanical Forms.’’ A detail of Lauren Fensterstock’s “A Collection of Various Botanical Forms.’’
By Cate McQuaid
Globe Correspondent / April 14, 2010

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Approach the gardens Lauren Fensterstock depicts, and you may be filled with dread. Black on black, made of cut paper, they rise in shadow boxes out of charcoal beds, looking like the sooty aftermath of a natural or man-made disaster. Yet they are filled with delicacy and refinement: Flowers bloom, each a marvel of tiny petals. (Full article: 793 words)

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