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Titre : Provence Artists Gardens (Hardback)
Éditeur : Verba Volant Ltd, United Kingdom
Date d'édition : 2011
Reliure : Hardback
Etat du livre : New
Language: English . Brand New Book. o This new book follows the formula of Verba Volant s enourmously successful publications Tuscany Artists Gardens and Tuscany Artists Homes o An interdisciplinary book that spans the categories of of garden design, contemporary art, and travel o Original and excellent photography and thoughtful informative text in an exquisitely produced book Provence Artists Gardens presents twenty-one resplendent gardens styled by the adept minds and hands of artists. Their gardens take many forms: Jean Claude Farhi and Bernar Venet have created sculpture parks filled with massive abstract works; sculptural silhouettes by Sacha Sosno converse with their surroundings, finding their ideal setting in the verdant landscape; assemblages created by Arman seem to grow along with the palms and evergreens encircling his house, and Dominique Lafourcade has designed a classic garden with rigid lines and geometric hedges. Specially commissioned photographs by Mario Ciampi capture the captivating atmosphere of each garden, and most shown have not been published before. The text by art historian Julia Droste traces the course of each artist s career and explores the personal relationship each artist has with their outdoor creations. The gardens presented in this book will undoubtedly inspire amateur and professional gardeners alike. N° de réf. du libraire AAC9781905216147
Synopsis : Artists have always been drawn to Provence, seduced by its outstanding natural beauty its fields of lavender, vineyards and olive trees. In this lavishly illustrated book, Julia Droste-Hennings presents over twenty Provençal gardens styled by the adept minds and hands of artists. Their gardens take many forms, from imposing sculpture parks to delicate assemblages and spaces that take inspiration from Italian classical gardens. Evocative and inspiring, this sumptuous book is an exciting showcase and an original source of gardening inspiration.
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