Ti Kouka poster by HELGE Art Gallery. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
Beautiful cabbage trees on the walk to Cathedral Cove (NZ).
The cabbage tree is one of the most distinctive trees in the New Zealand landscape, especially on farms. They grow all over the country, but prefer wet, open areas like swamps.
Growing 12 to 20 metres high, cabbage trees (Cordyline australis) have long narrow leaves that may be up to a metre long. It has lovely scented flowers in early summer, which turn into bluish-white berries that birds love to eat.
As the plant gets old, the stems may die but new shoots grow from any part of the trunk. The bark is thick and tough like cork, and a huge fleshy taproot anchors the tree firmly into the ground.
Cabbage trees are one of the most widely cultivated New Zealand natives and are very popular in Europe, Britain and the U.S. In the U.K. they are known as Torquay palm.
Cabbage trees are good colonising species, growing happily on bare ground or exposed places.
Their strong root system helps stop soil erosion on steep slopes and becau...
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All is art. Art is all.
HELGE is a France based creator. By day he is a flight surgeon, and by night HELGE transforms into an art creating crazy man.
His work stands out for a simple language, demonstrating great ingenuity and imagination. HELGE covers a variety of subjects from cult movies, geek art, books and travels.
"My artworks speak about me better than words can. They define me and paint my portrait better than any photo ever will. But, in short I am a visual creator, with multiple artistic interests that lead to a high variety of styles in my portfolio.
Like most of us, I am often fascinated with scifi and citys. We all need heroes and villains, people to admire and characters to despise.
I love the pop art 60s style...