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DENATURED VISIONS: LANDSCAPE AND CULTURE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. Ed. by Stuart Wrede and William Howard Adams. Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1991. Distributed by Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York. 144 pp. with 176 ills. 25 x 22 cm. LC 91-61459 ISBN 0810961059 In English.
Presenting essays based on a 1988 symposium organized by the Museum to assess the frequently disjunctive relationship between modern architecture and the landscape and to explore the social attitudes toward nature reflected in the planning of buildings and public spaces, this volume features 13 texts by historians, architects, landscape designers and other specialists discussing such topics as the cultural values embodied in garden design, the status of the landscape as a theme in modern painting, the origins and implications of the American conception of space, and the significance of the Earth art movement of the 1960s.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — 1900-1945, Post-1945 — Architecture
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 054608
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