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Real Estate - March 11, 2011

Bouquets to Art: An homage in blossoms

Bay Area floral designers create living tributes to de Young pieces

by Sarah Trauben

The average museum attendee spends a scant three to five seconds passively glancing at each work of art, an oft-cited statistic suggests. As spring nears, an annual benefit by Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco will invite attendees to lengthen and deepen that gaze as they view living interpretations of de Young pieces designed by local floral artists.

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