In 1967, the phrase "flower power" transformed the commonplace flower into a Buddhist-inspired symbol of peace. In honor of the fiftieth anniversary of San Francisco's "Summer of Love," this art and design book showcases the expressive powers of flowers in Asian arts and cultures.Beginning in ancient times, a language of flowers, where certain blooms suggest specific themes, was communicated in ar...
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Asian Art Museum; Paperback with Flaps edition (June 6, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 0.5 x 10 inches
Amazon Rank: 2122930
Format: PDF ePub Text djvu book
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Wonderful explanation about meaning of flowers....
t Asia. Here forty artworks, all drawn from the Asian Art Museum's renowned collection, focus on six celebrated flowers—lotus, plum blossom, cherry blossom, chrysanthemum, tulip, and rose—and the messages they convey.