The Earth Laughs in Flowers

David LaChapelle unveiled his latest New York exhibition, “The Earth Laughs in Flowers.” Photographs of Baroque-style flower arrangements are accompanied by carefully chosen symbolic images, such as a rotting watermelons, troll dolls, Michael Jackson-headlined New York Post, sex toys and prescription pill bottles that paint a picture of contemporary vanity, decay and death, and in turn the fragility of humanity. – Jordana Longo

Through March 24th 2012

Fred Torres Gallery

527 West 29th Street, 3FL

Pictures: Courtesy of Huffington Post

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