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LET’S REVIEW: Art Alive 2017 is a grand event with La Jolla connections

LET’S REVIEW: Art Alive 2017 is a grand event with La Jolla connections

On April 28, San Diego Museum of Art kicked off its 36th annual weekend-long Art Alive fundraiser with the traditional Bloom Bash celebration, featuring eye-popping installations, tasty food and drinks, live music and dancing, along with flowery interpretations of artworks from the museum’s collection by 95 floral designers.

This year, with some of the recently-renovated galleries showing pieces that had been in storage for years, there were new opportunities for designers and viewers. And one of the delights was Gallery 18, which was given a surrealist’s dream makeover for the April 27 Premiere Patrons dinner — a full-gallery homage to a painting by Rene Magritte, complete with a...

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