Beautiful Flowers Accentuate Fine Art

De Young museum in San Francisco hosts Bouquets to Art for the 25th year where over 100 different art pieces are selected for complimentary flower arrangements, which are works of art themselves.

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Here you can see a sculpture of a dress of flowers in front of a painting with similar figures at Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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A woman wearing one of the nights designer outfits (in pink) decends the stairs at the opening gala of Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17 - March 21, 2009.
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Dale Chihuly's glass piece sits in the background of a flower arrangement mimicking its design in Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Here you can see a painting of three gumball machines behind a similarly colorful arrangement of flowers with circular balls incorporated into the piece at Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Designers from local colleges and art schools made outfits worn by models like this one, sporting a beautiful pink explosion of flowers at Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Here you can see the collection of artifacts in the background with an arrangement in a similar shaped pot in the foreground at Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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A woman takes a close up look of the floral dog that has walked right off of the canvas behind it and taken a seat at Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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This piece is a sculpture making up a similar shape of the museum pieces displayed in the background at Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Two women look at one of the 152 different floral arrangements at de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Here a model sports a dress adorned with flowers at the Bouquets to Art preview gala at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Here a piece sits inbetween two wall hangings incorporating both of them with flowers at the Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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A look at one of the displays at Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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A painting of a blue vase with a yellow flower and a plate of fruit transforms into a real life vision at Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Here one of the larger floral displays incorporates what looks like a budding forest scene to go with the painting behind it of a woman walking through the trees at Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Designer Debbie Hitchock (left) and friend/neighbor/assistant pose in front of their piece, Hitchock's 19th participation in Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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A closer look at "Tuscoma Floral Art" by Debbie Hitchock in Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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A couple looks down on the preview gala event of Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Here you can see the artistic pairings of the floral exhibits with the permanent collection in Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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One of the party goers looks at a sculpture sitting in front of a black and white photograph of a fish shop at Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Bouquets to Art will be at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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On the left, a colorful Gilbert and George piece hangs on the wall with a floral display with similarly bright colors and two figures in the sculpture sits in front of the piece at Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Near a basket display sat this sculpture at Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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A tent was set up outside for the preview gala party where Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers played for the people taking a break from the flowers and art at Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Lavay Smith belts one out at the preview gala for Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Lavay Smith's Red Hot Skillet Lickers entertained the people at Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Dancers take to the floor for Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers at the preview gala of Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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Clothing designers from local colleges and art schools made special outfits that models wore around at the Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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The inside of the museum was all decked out for the preview gala for Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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A woman at the gala sported a coat and matching hat of roses at de Young in San Francisco from March 17-22, 2009.
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One of the last pieces I saw was this clever one with a fallen vase with spilled water with a mop and pail at the ready at the Bouquets to Art at the de Young in San Francisco from March 17-21, 2009.
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