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2018, 31 1/16 x 20 3/4 inches, colored pencils, graphite pencils and pastels. The focal point of the composition consists of a rectangular area of many bees gathering nectar or pollen from Monarda. The circular movement of each bee is simplified and combined create an overlapping pattern of arcs. Bees swarm this plant the entire time it is in blooms. Monarda is drawn in growth succession in the top and left margins of the composition. Three bottom visual footnotes portray plant details with accompanying insects.