Lois Reynolds Mead

Art and a pink monkeyflower in a native plant garden…

Flowers to Art…part 1

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Lucky for me, last week I was invited to go with some friends to the special exhibit at the deYoung Museum called Bouquets to Art. Floral designers interpret art work in the museum. It attracts large crowds. Good news is that they allow photos without flash, not so good is that the crowd is so massive it is difficult to get shots that don’t have somebody’s arm or leg in them. I tried to line up my shots of the arrangements with the art work and sometimes just took pictures of the flowers.
It was rainy, rainy, rainy…

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We were snug inside surrounded by flower beauty.

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Oh, and the bathrooms…

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And since it is the year of the dragon, interpreted in floral…

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A floral raptor dodging an energy windmill.

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19th to 20th century chairs

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John Singer Sargent, La Verne de Porto (A Dinner Table at Night) 1881

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George Hitchcock, Tulip Culture, 1889

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John Singer Sargent, Caroline de Bossano, Marquise d’Espeuilles, 1884

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William Merritt Chase, Portrait of Miss. D, ca 1900

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Georgia O’Keeffe, Petunias, 1925

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Arthur Dove, Sea Gull Motive (Sea Thunder or The Wave), 1928

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Raul Anguiano, Untitled (Seated Girl Holding an Apple), 1943
Part 2 tomorrow…

Author: loisreynoldsmead

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2 thoughts on “Flowers to Art…part 1

  1. lovely delicate shots..
    oh, how I miss SF

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