BIG FLOWER Photography by David Leaser

BIG FLOWER Photography by David Leaser

“Wow!” “Fantastic!” “Awesome!” – exclaimed the excited attendees of an event at Virginia Robinson Gardens. Award-winning fine art photographer David Leaser gave a spectacular lecture on his highly detailed, large-scale botanical images of exotic flowers. His work is in the permanent collection of the Huntington Library in San Marino, and he is the only artist to have won the Gold and Silver medals in the same category at the International Photography Awards. His work, Tiger’s Eye, was the only photograph accepted to be exhibited at the prestigious London Art Biennale.

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The Legendary Estates of Beverly Hills with Jeff Hyland

The Legendary Estates of Beverly Hills with Jeff Hyland

Real estate magnate and architectural historian Jeff Hyland presented a fabulous lecture on his book Legendary Estates of Beverly Hills to the Fellows at Virginia Robinson Gardens. Legendary in his own right, Jeff is co-owner of Hilton and Hyland, and is a founding member of Christie’s International Real Estate. He has been the recipient of many awards and has been incredibly generous to and supportive of Virginia Robinson Gardens. In 2013, he received Robinson Garden’s highest honor – the “Spirit of Beverly Hills Award.” Maralee Beck enthused, “He knows so much … Read More