Sunday, May 01, 2011

Mellow Yellow Monday #119 - A Flower from the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco - May 2, 2011

This is one of the more modern pieces I saw during my recent visit to the Asian Art
Museum in San Francisco.  What a treasure trove of exhibits it houses.  I am anxious
to return soon to photograph more beautiful works of art.





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19 comments:

  1. beautiful one!!!

    Bhupesh

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  2. I'll back to see more from you.

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  3. i love flowers and that is the most gorgeous picture.

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  4. manuela4:29 AM

    it does look real - beautiful!

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  5. Pretty neat! Here's mine. See you around!

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  6. I love those colors, I find it very poetic.

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  7. I thought it was real when I first saw it. It still looks real to me.

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  8. Hello dear friend, I haven't been around in a while! Glad to be back in your page. How have you been? Hope things are well, Carmen! :)

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  9. This is an amazing realistic ceramic. If I ever get a chance to visit San Francisco again I'll be sure to visit this museum

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  10. oh, that is so beautiful Carmen, love the texture. looking forward to more of your photos of art.

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  11. So pretty!

    My Mellow Yellow, mind to see it? Thanks!

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  12. Bhupesh -
    I thought the flower was quite lovely, too - there was nothing else quite like it in the museum.


    rainfield61 -
    I certainly do hope you'll be back to visit. I would be very sad if you stayed away!


    lina@home sweet home -
    That flower does look real. It would certainly be nice to own one - especially for the winter months when there aren't fresh ones in our gardens!

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  13. (Liz) -
    This flower - stoneware - is so interesting. I wonder what the cost is of art like this. Way beyond my budget, I'm sure!


    manuela -
    The artist is so talented. Since it is a recent work, I wonder if he has others available for sale. I see that he is Japanese. I hope he was in the tsunami area.


    STEF -
    I'll get over to see your Mellow Yellow before the evening is over. Thanks for stopping by my page.


    Leovi -
    This flower is truly lovely. I guess I appreciate it even more since I have no artistic talent other than writing poetry.


    Ratty -
    I agree with you! This artist certainly has the ability to portray this flower so realistically. What a talent that is.

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  14. Tes -
    My Indian friend, who is the general manager of Masraff's, a very posh restaurant in Houston, keeps telling me I must come to visit. I hope to do so - I have several nurse friends in the area. I do hope we can have lunch together if I get there!


    Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti -
    I am so jealous, you are cavorting all about the world. Don't know how you'll find time to get back to San Francisco!


    betchai -
    The way I kill every plant I bring into the house, I think I need to invest in ceramic flowers and the like!!


    chubskulit -
    I am really late trying to get to Mellow Yellows tonight - spent most of the day out with Poetic Shutterbug!!!

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  15. Ah, but I miss living near an art museum that I loved.

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  16. What a beautiful piece!

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  17. Snowbrush -
    I can't believe that,in 34 years of living here, that's the first time I visited the Asian Art Museum. It is a fabulous place. San Franciscois blessed with so many wonderful museums and cultural events.


    ~✿~Icy BC -
    I wish I had a flower of that quality to endure when other blooms have perished!!! In my travels about the world, I have seen some incredible works of art but really haven't had the funds to bring them home.

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  18. I can say I don't have to worry about killing plants anymore. I have learned how to love them.

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