Conservatory Of Flowers' 'La Rose Des Vents' Removed For Restoration After 6 Months - 836m

Conservatory Of Flowers’ ‘La Rose Des Vents’ Removed For Restoration After 6 Months

If you’ve passed the Conservatory of Flowers this week, you’ll likely notice something missing: “La Rose Des Vents,” the gilded “rose of the wind” sculpture installed back in the fall.

“La Rose” is the work of French sculptor Jean-Michel Othoniel, the first artist in 300 years to install a permanent sculpture at the Palace of Versailles. It was brought to San Francisco in cooperation with 836M, the San Francisco art gallery also responsible for bringing back the Banksy rat.