Coverart for item
The Resource Flower power : the meaning of flowers in Asian art, Dany Chan

Flower power : the meaning of flowers in Asian art, Dany Chan

Label
Flower power : the meaning of flowers in Asian art
Title
Flower power
Title remainder
the meaning of flowers in Asian art
Statement of responsibility
Dany Chan
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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 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 art throughout 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"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
700/.464213
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
Label
Flower power : the meaning of flowers in Asian art, Dany Chan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Flower Power is organized by the Asian Art Museum. Exhibition dates: June 23-October 1, 2017."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Transcendence: lotus -- Transience: plum and cherry -- Reflection: chrysanthemum -- Sophistication: tulip and rose -- Provocation: flowers in contemporary art
Control code
ocn956687843
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 112 pages
Isbn
9780939117796
Lccn
2016051935
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)956687843
Label
Flower power : the meaning of flowers in Asian art, Dany Chan
Publication
Note
"Flower Power is organized by the Asian Art Museum. Exhibition dates: June 23-October 1, 2017."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Transcendence: lotus -- Transience: plum and cherry -- Reflection: chrysanthemum -- Sophistication: tulip and rose -- Provocation: flowers in contemporary art
Control code
ocn956687843
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 112 pages
Isbn
9780939117796
Lccn
2016051935
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)956687843

Library Locations

    • Spicewood Springs Branch Borrow it
      8637 Spicewood Springs Rd., Austin, TX, 78759, US
      30.4337083 -97.7730809
Processing Feedback ...