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This Hollyhock –or Malva Rosa, is a beautiful origami flower made from a pentagon.  IIt was created by Yara Yagi (Brazil) while she played with a five-sided piece of paper. Folding it has a pleasant rhythm and the resulting flower is lovely. This origami flower can be used to enhance a present, or be a [...]

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During a recent visit to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, I sat for a while in front of a large painting by Diego Rivera, Flower Festival: Feast of Santa Anita. The painting depicts three peasants kneeling before a bearer of white calla lilies at a Good Friday flower festival. As I sat [...]