DUMBARTON OAKS OTHER TITLES IN GARDEN HISTORY
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Garden as Art

Beatrix Farrand at Dumbarton Oaks

Edited by Thaïsa Way

Photographs by Sahar Coston-Hardy

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$49.00 • £42.95 • €44.95

ISBN 9780884024910

Publication Date: 07/19/2022

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312 pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

47 photos, 247 color photos, 1 color ill.

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Garden as Art: Beatrix Farrand at Dumbarton Oaks features essays and photographs of this remarkable landscape as a living and breathing work of art. Published on the occasion of the centennial of the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens in 2021, the book illuminates the stewardship of one of the most beautiful gardens on earth.

Edited by Thaïsa Way, this volume includes essays from scholars and practitioners as well as photographs by landscape photographer Sahar Coston-Hardy. The essays place the garden in the context of its historical surroundings, explore its archival significance, and reflect on its effects on the world of contemporary design. Accompanying the essays is a collection of newly commissioned photographs by Coston-Hardy that document the seasons and growth in the gardens over the course of a year and that invite the reader to contemplate the art of garden design and the remarkable beauty of the natural world. Archival images of the gardens offer a chronicle of evolving design concepts as well as illustrate how gardens change over time as living works of art. Garden as Art offers an inspiring view of a place that has been remarkably influential in design and the art of landscape architecture.

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