|Yukiko's Floral Design Studio -- Kentfield/Greenbrae, California 94904
Bouquets to Art by Yukiko: Artistry Comes First...
Original Designs Installed at de Young Museum, San Francisco, 2002 to Present
Guide to Yukiko's Floral Designs
Artistry comes first
Joshua Johnson African American
painter (1763 -1824) portrait of
Letitia Grace McCurdy, bouquet by
Flowers used include deep red
leucadendron "Safari Sunset" at top left,
and various whites, lisianthus, Asiatic Lily,
others. Shape and colors in floral design
reflect strong themes in the artist's work.
Bouquet to Art of
Gilt Wood and
mirror, Louis XIV
Installed at Palace of
the Legion of Honor.
In Willard L. Metcalf's 1913 painting,
Winter's Festival, snow veils the
green and russet colors of the
landscape. In Yukiko's bouquet
budding pussy willows emulate
blowing snow above the white
blanket of lilies; the russets of
cymbidium sprigs and pussy willow
branches harmonize with the greens
of calla lilies, kale and leaves.
Anthony van Dyck: Marie Claire de
Croy, Duchess d'Havre, and Child,
Foreground Bouquet by Yukiko
Ultramarine Stemmed Form with Orange ("Persian" series)
1988, blown glass by Dale Chihuly American Decorative
Art, de Young Museuum, San Francisco.
Foreground bouquet by Yukiko:
Dale Chihuly green leaf