San Diego Classic: Bouquets That Look Like Famous Art

Artists create floral arrangements that pay tribute to paintings and sculptures.

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The San Diego Museum of Art presents Art Alive from Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26.
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The San Diego Museum of Art presents Art Alive from Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26.
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It's the 34th annual show, which has an unusual and striking premise: Artists arrange flowers and natural material to pay homage to one of the museum's paintings or sculptures.
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Some of the floral arrangements are quite subtle in their homage, but some "blow" or "lean" to emulate the objects in the painting they sit near.
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Colors, shapes, and the position of the flowers say much about its partner painting.
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St. Mark's Campanile in Venice is homaged in tiny buds of white, orange, and pink.
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Sculptures are in on the flower arrangement action, too. "Drama" is often the keyword.
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Does it make the viewer consider a favorite artwork in a fresh way? But of course.
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See the works of over 100 floral designers at the San Diego Museum of Art's Art Alive. The petals + paintings (and more) show is on from April 24 through 26.
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