California Flowers in Art at The Irvine Museum

11 Sep 2008

Gamble Red Buckwheat oil The Irvine Museum's spring 2008 show keeps with their annual tradition of featuringart exhibition artwork that highlights the outstanding display of wildflowers that once characterized spring in California.

Abundance of Color: California Flowers in Art
Through August 23
The Irvine Museum
Irvine, California
(949) 476-2565

The Irvine Museum's spring 2008 show keeps with their annual tradition of featuring artwork that highlights the outstanding display of wildflowers that once characterized spring in California. Bygone vistas of gently rolling hills covered with brilliant wildflowers adorn the walls of the museum, along with magnificent gardens and charming still lifes of beautiful bouquets. Included in the show are flower-filled landscapes, still lifes, and garden scenes from such artists as Alice Brown Chittenden, Colin Campbell Cooper, John Gamble, and Paul Grimm.

Grimm Desert Flowers oil Cooper The Rustic Gate oil
Desert Flowers
by Paul Grimm, oil on board, 12 x 16. Collection The Irvine Museum, Irvine, California.
The Rustic Gate
by Colin Campbell Cooper, oil, 46 x 36. Collection The Irvine Museum, Irvine, California.


Chittenden Chrysanthemums oil Gamble Red Buckwheat oil
Chrysanthemums
by Alice Brown Chittenden, 1889, oil, 24 x 40. Collection The Irvine Museum, Irvine, California.
Red Buckwheat
by John Gamble, oil, 28 x 42. Collection The Irvine Museum, Irvine, California.

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