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Stephen Bann
 
Bann, Stephen
Bann, Stephen
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Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
Ian Hamilton Finlay’s development as a poet, artist and gardener over the past twenty years has an exemplary significance. In 1966, he and his wife Sue made their home at the small farm of Stonypath, on the edge of the Pentland Hills in the Lowlands of Scotland. Finlay already had a wide reputation as a concrete poet and as the enterprising editor of the Wild Hawthorn Press. He had therefore...
PublisherMIT Press
Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
This brief survey starts from a simple proposition. It is well recognized that the connection between garden design and the visual arts in the period from the Renaissance to the end of the eighteenth century was a particularly close one. See, for example, John Dixon Hunt on the tradition of ‘Ut pictura poesis’,...
PublisherMIT Press