Photos of San Diego Bonsai Club exhibition.

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Many beautiful works of bonsai art could be viewed today in the Casa del Prado in Balboa Park. Many beautiful works of bonsai art could be viewed today in Balboa Park.

Here are more photos that you might enjoy! I took them this afternoon at the San Diego Bonsai Club exhibition, which was held inside the Casa del Prado in Balboa Park.

The art of bonsai has always fascinated me. A tiny, carefully tended tree can speak so much about life. About time and human struggle, about balance and poise.

It’s funny how artists can create a profound feeling of untamed natural beauty using orderly, controlled methods. It is absolutely contradictory. But there is much in art–as in life–that is hard to explain.

A sign outside the Casa del Prado directs visitors to an exhibition by the San Diego Bonsai Club. A sign outside the Casa del Prado directs visitors to an exhibition by the San Diego Bonsai Club.

Demonstrations were part of the event. These friendly people were patiently working on their bonsai trees and explaining the process. Demonstrations were part of the event. These friendly people in the Casa del Prado’s inner courtyard were patiently working on their bonsai trees and explaining the process…

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