Love Blossoms

Nothing is more cliché than a flower. Musicians compare women to them, poets describe their beauty in detail, and cartoons of little girls pluck petals from their stems in a game of “He Loves Me… He Loves Me Not.” They’re all beautiful images in their own right, but when you realize those artists are glorifying the plant’s no-no bits it becomes a bit less romantic. A bunch of flowers received become less of an “I love you” and more of a hugely literal way to say “I’d like to have sex with you. Here are some plant vaginas. Now show me yours.”

Location Info


Deer Valley Rock Art Center

3711 W. Deer Valley Road
Glendale, AZ 85308

Category: Art Galleries

Region: Glendale

There’s a reason things become cliché, and in the flower’s case it’s because they’re obviously beautiful. Setting aside the cynicism, seeing our Sonoran Desert in bloom is a breathtaking sight. To up your floral IQ, join the Deer Valley Art Rock Center’s Elizabeth Alexander on April 18 for a Desert Flowers Tour and learn how those colorful clichés come to be.

Wed., April 18, 11 a.m., 2012
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