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Landscapes for Art: Contemporary Sculpture Parks

Landscapes for Art: Contemporary Sculpture Parks

By: Glenn Harper (editor), Twylene Moyer (editor)Paperback

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Sculpture parks and gardens, whether woodland sanctuaries or urban retreats, sprawling sites or intimate oases, offer sculpture lovers and artists alike unique ways to experience the outdoors, sculpture, and the intersections between nature and culture. Since the mid-20th century, these venues have become important tourist destinations and essential aspects of public life in cities such as Chicago, Minneapolis, and Seattle and regions such as Yorkshire in England and the Hudson Highlands in New York.Landscapes for Art: Contemporary Sculpture Parks surveys a wide range of sculpture parks and gardens that focus on contemporary art--from well-established, museum-type institutions to small-scale, non-collecting, experimental programs. The book includes profiles of sculpture parks in the U.S., U.K., Japan, Australia, Lithuania, China, Italy, Canada, the Netherlands, Belgium, India, Latvia, Sweden, and Finland (among others). There are articles on key topics by art critics, landscape architects, and sculpture park professionals and interviews with Isamu Noguchi, Martin Friedman, and Alfio Bonanno.


Foreword by Glenn Harper and Twylene MoyerArt, Nature, People: The Sculpture Park Experience by Deborah N. LehaneSculpture Parks as Outdoor Museums by Brooke BarriePlanning the Museum Park at the North Carolina Museum of Art by Daniel P. GottliebThe National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden by Sarah TanguyMaking the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden: A Conversation with Martin Friedman by Carol SterlingA Garden for Latin American Sculpture by Collette ChattopadhyayDeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park: Staying on the Edge by Marty CarlockCreating a Sculpture Garden in New Orleans: A Conversation with Sydney Besthoff by Robert PreeceOlympic Sculpture Park: Icons and Monuments by Matthew KangasDesigning Sculpture Parks: The Full-Body Experience by Barbara SwiftThree Ideas of the Sculpture Garden: The Israel Museum, The Fields, and Grounds for Sculpture by Margaret SheffieldMade For Each Other: Storm King's Vistas and Sculpture by Jan Garden CastroMiddelheim Open Air Museum of Sculpture: A Conversation with Menno Meewis by Robert PreeceHakone Open-Air Museum: Sculpture in the Mountains of Japan by Ken ScarlettYorkshire Sculpture Park at 30 by Oliver LowensteinThe Kroller-Muller Sculpture Park by Ken ScarlettLaumeier Sculpture Park by Jan Garden CastroEmerging Art at The Fields by Jan Garden CastroGrounds For Sculpture: Present and Past by Patricia SummersAustralia's McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park by Ken ScarlettThe Sculpture Park at Goodwood by John K. GrandeFrederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park by Gerry CraigInto the Woods: The Carell Sculpture Trail by Susan W. KnowlesThe Ephemeral Sculpture Garden by John K. GrandeTICKON and Sculpture in Nature's Eyes: A Conversation with Alfio Bonanno by John K. GrandeThe Tree Museum, Canada by Gil McElroyThe Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail by John K. GrandeSculpture in Woodland by Robert PreeceWave Hill: Sculpture in the Garden by Jonathan GoodmanThe Garden-Book: Environmental Art at La Marrana by Andrea BelliniThe Wanas Foundation: Patronage and Partnership by Gregory VolkSite-Specific Sculpture at Fattoria di Celle by Paula BortolottiCollecting Experience: A Conversation with Steven Oliver by Donna BrookmanSculpture in the Pines: The NMAC Foundation: by Cecile BourneThe World Sculpture Park at Changchun by Ken ScarlettThe Open-Air Art Museum at Pedvale by Allison HunterThe Cullen Sculpture Garden: A Conversation with Isamu Noguchi by Tsipi Ben-HaimHic Terminus Haeret: Daniel Spoerri's Garden by John O'BrienLittle Sparta: Ian Hamilton Finlay's Garden by Anne Barclay MorganRobert Irwin's Central Garden at the Getty by Collette ChattopadhyayNek Chand's Rock Garden by Minhazz MajumdarAlternative Outdoor Spaces: Socrates Sculpture Park as a Case Study by Alyson BakerEuropos Parkas by Joyce Ellen WeinsteinFranconia Sculpture Park by Ann KlefstadSalem Art Works by Jacqueline KerenToronto Sculpture Garden by Gil McElroyFinland's Pirkkala Sculpture Park by Allison HunterBuffalo Bayou ArtPark and Community by Kevin Jeffries

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  • ISBN13: 9780295988610
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780295988610
  • weight: 363
  • ISBN10: 0295988614

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