Bouquets to Art happens June 6 - 11 at the de Young! Visit the store for artisan trunk shows daily throughout the event.
Plan your visit at famsf.org
Alyssa Floral Purple Women's Socks$10.00 $9.00 Members
Poppies & Posies Kitchen Towel$15.00 $13.50 Members
Iris, Lily and Cattail Window Print$14.95 $13.46 Members
Bouquets of Art: A Flower Dictionary$29.99 $27.00 Members
Guo Pei (b. 1967), China’s premier couturier and one of the world’s most innovative fashion designers, has astonished runway audiences from Beijing to Paris for more than twenty-five years. She is recognized for her consummate craftsmanship, lavish embroidery, and imaginative dressmaking techniques as well as for her elaborate and theatrical runway presentations. Her complex and visually dazzling work is inspired by sources as varied as China’s imperial past, export art, European court life and architecture, and the botanical world. Published on the occasion of the 2022 exhibition Guo Pei: Couture Fantasyat the Legion of Honor in San Francisco, this stunning volume features more than two hundred fifty color illustrations highlighting eighty-two of the artist’s most sumptuous creations, a gallery of backstage photographs, and a facsimile sketchbook that allows unique insight into her design process. Essays by leading fashion scholars, an intimate Q&A with the designer, and a detailed chronology further explore the trajectory of Guo Pei’s extraordinary career and provide a deeper understanding of her singular aesthetic philosophy, which has been shaped by her cultural heritage as well as China’s modern history. Published by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Hardcover, 272 pages.
Museum members receive 10% off all items from our museum stores, including sale items and custom Art on Demand prints.
Every purchase in our stores directly supports the collections and exhibitions of the de Young & Legion of Honor museums.