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Flower Power

From the refined to the revolutionary… discover the Meaning of Flowers in art

   Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

  

   Wednesday, July 12th, 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of San Francisco’s Summer of Love, Asian Art Museum docent Pauline Tsui will give a 50 minute talk, and uncover the hidden symbolism of flowers in Asian art with focus on six specific flowers – lotus, plum blossom, cherry blossom, chrysanthemum, tulip and rose.

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Since ancient times, flowers have been cultivated in gardens and highlighted in artworks, and the botanical properties of flowers have come to represent both human and divine qualities.

From June 23rd to October 1, 2017, visit the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and see the exhibition  that showcases the expressive power of flowers in the arts and cultures of Asia.

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