NPR stories about Flower
Where Flach uses black to offset most of his striking subjects, Andrew Zuckerman — another sharpshooter who has taken us inside the lion's den (2007's Creature) — uses white to set into vibrant relief the astonishing variety of botanical beauties in Flower. Some of our greatest photographers — Robert Mapplethorpe, Irving Penn, Imogen Cunningham, Edward Weston — have explored the erotic leanings and mysterious folds of the bloom. Zuckerman's crystalline vision is strictly
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