Saturday, August 29, 2009

241 - The Fruit of the Gods

From 365 Project
This apple is part of a larger work of art entitled the The Garden of the Hesperides by J. Kenneth Leap. It is located in the lobby of the Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick New Jersey and comprises enameled float glass and glass mosaic tessera. The hand belongs to one of the Greek nymphs tending to the fruit of the gods in the garden which was the mythical venue for the eleventh labor of Hercules. Canon 40D, 1/40sec @ f/4.0, ISO 800, 144mm focal length.