Landscapes for Art: Contemporary Sculpture Parks by Glenn HarperLandscapes for Art: Contemporary Sculpture Parks by Glenn Harper

Landscapes for Art: Contemporary Sculpture Parks

EditorGlenn Harper, Twylene Moyer

Paperback | September 3, 2008

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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.

Title:Landscapes for Art: Contemporary Sculpture ParksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:September 3, 2008Publisher:University Of Washington PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0295988614

ISBN - 13:9780295988610

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Glenn Harper and Twylene Moyer

Art, Nature, People: The Sculpture Park Experience by Deborah N. Lehane

Sculpture Parks as Outdoor Museums by Brooke Barrie

Planning the Museum Park at the North Carolina Museum of Art by Daniel P. Gottlieb

The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden by Sarah Tanguy

Making the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden: A Conversation with Martin Friedman by Carol Sterling

A Garden for Latin American Sculpture by Collette Chattopadhyay

DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park: Staying on the Edge by Marty Carlock

Creating a Sculpture Garden in New Orleans: A Conversation with Sydney Besthoff by Robert Preece

Olympic Sculpture Park: Icons and Monuments by Matthew Kangas

Designing Sculpture Parks: The Full-Body Experience by Barbara Swift

Three Ideas of the Sculpture Garden: The Israel Museum, The Fields, and Grounds for Sculpture by Margaret Sheffield

Made For Each Other: Storm King's Vistas and Sculpture by Jan Garden Castro

Middelheim Open Air Museum of Sculpture: A Conversation with Menno Meewis by Robert Preece

Hakone Open-Air Museum: Sculpture in the Mountains of Japan by Ken Scarlett

Yorkshire Sculpture Park at 30 by Oliver Lowenstein

The Kroller-Muller Sculpture Park by Ken Scarlett

Laumeier Sculpture Park by Jan Garden Castro

Emerging Art at The Fields by Jan Garden Castro

Grounds For Sculpture: Present and Past by Patricia Summers

Australia's McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park by Ken Scarlett

The Sculpture Park at Goodwood by John K. Grande

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park by Gerry Craig

Into the Woods: The Carell Sculpture Trail by Susan W. Knowles

The Ephemeral Sculpture Garden by John K. Grande

TICKON and Sculpture in Nature's Eyes: A Conversation with Alfio Bonanno by John K. Grande

The Tree Museum, Canada by Gil McElroy

The Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail by John K. Grande

Sculpture in Woodland by Robert Preece

Wave Hill: Sculpture in the Garden by Jonathan Goodman

The Garden-Book: Environmental Art at La Marrana by Andrea Bellini

The Wanas Foundation: Patronage and Partnership by Gregory Volk

Site-Specific Sculpture at Fattoria di Celle by Paula Bortolotti

Collecting Experience: A Conversation with Steven Oliver by Donna Brookman

Sculpture in the Pines: The NMAC Foundation: by Cécile Bourne

The World Sculpture Park at Changchun by Ken Scarlett

The Open-Air Art Museum at Pedvale by Allison Hunter

The Cullen Sculpture Garden: A Conversation with Isamu Noguchi by Tsipi Ben-Haim

Hic Terminus Haeret: Daniel Spoerri's Garden by John O'Brien

Little Sparta: Ian Hamilton Finlay's Garden by Anne Barclay Morgan

Robert Irwin's Central Garden at the Getty by Collette Chattopadhyay

Nek Chand's Rock Garden by Minhazz Majumdar

Alternative Outdoor Spaces: Socrates Sculpture Park as a Case Study by Alyson Baker

Europos Parkas by Joyce Ellen Weinstein

Franconia Sculpture Park by Ann Klefstad

Salem Art Works by Jacqueline Keren

Toronto Sculpture Garden by Gil McElroy

Finland's Pirkkala Sculpture Park by Allison Hunter

Buffalo Bayou ArtPark and Community by Kevin Jeffries

Editorial Reviews

With full-color illustrations throughout, this is an excellent companion to Sculpture magazine and the online directory produced by International Sculpture Center. Highly recommended.

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