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  • The Art of Ruskin and the Spirit of Place

    The Art of Ruskin and the Spirit of Place
    av John Dixon Hunt

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789142761

    English art critic John Ruskin was one of the great visionaries of his time, and his influential books and letters on the power of art challenged the foundations of Victorian life. He loved looking. Sometimes it informed the things he wrote, but oft…

  • The Making of Place

    The Making of Place
    av John Dixon Hunt

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780235202

    While some gardens are built with a respect towards tradition, others forge new, innovative ways to carve out a space for respite in nature. They can reflect the priorities of modern society, bring new ideas and materials into the world, or seek the…

  • Greater Perfections

    Greater Perfections
    av John Dixon Hunt

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500281932

    Professor Dixon Hunt's highly acclaimed book, newly available in paperback, provides a thoroughly researched, conceptual approach to what many consider to be a solely practical activity. Taking a broad view of gardens as landscape architecture, Grea…

  • The Genius of the Place

    The Genius of the Place

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262580922

    A garden classic, The Genius of the Place reveals that the history of landscape gardening is much more than a history of design and style.

  • Site, Sight, Insight

    Site, Sight, Insight
    av John Dixon Hunt

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812248005

    Site, Sight, Insight presents twelve essays by John Dixon Hunt, the leading theorist and historian of landscape architecture. The collection's common theme is a focus on sites, how we see them and what we derive from that looking. Acknowledging that…

  • The Afterlife of Gardens

    The Afterlife of Gardens
    av John Dixon Hunt

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781861892188

    This is a ground-breaking addition to garden history that considers the way that gardens are experienced, rather than how they were created; it includes many illustrations of gardens from England, Europe, North America and the Far East, including Ve…

  • Dutch Garden in the Seventeenth Century

    Dutch Garden in the Seventeenth Century
    av John Dixon Hunt

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780884021872

    In 1988-89 the three hundredth anniversary of an important historical event, the ascension of William and Mary to the thrones of England and Scotland, was celebrated in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. The sympo…

  • John Evelyn

    John Evelyn
    av John Dixon Hunt

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780238364

    The work of English writer, gardener and diarist John Evelyn is of great historical value. His most famous work, his Diary, which he kept throughout his life, is considered an invaluable source of information on more than fifty years of social, cult…

  • The Oxford Book of Garden Verse

    The Oxford Book of Garden Verse

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192141965

    There have been poems about gardens for as long as there have been gardens. Gardens have been all things to all men and women: paradoxical sites of pleasure and pain, of safety and danger, art and nature, public spaces and private retreats, places o…

  • Historical Ground

    Historical Ground
    av John Dixon Hunt

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415814126

    Historical Ground investigates how contemporary landscape architecture invokes and displays the history of a site. In the light of modernism's neglect of history, these essays by John Dixon Hunt explore how, in fact, designers do attach importance t…

  • Historical Ground

    Historical Ground
    av John Dixon Hunt

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415814133

    Historical Ground investigates how contemporary landscape architecture invokes and displays the history of a site. In the light of modernism's neglect of history, these essays by John Dixon Hunt explore how, in fact, designers do attach importance t…

  • The Picturesque Garden in Europe

    The Picturesque Garden in Europe
    av John Dixon Hunt

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500285084

    Professor Hunt brings a wealth of knowledge and authority to this scholarly and richly illustrated book, which is essential reading for all garden historians and anyone with an interest in garden design. The `picturesque' or `natural' garden became…

  • Art, Word and Image

    Art, Word and Image
    av John Dixon Hunt, David Lomas, Michael Corris

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781861895202

    Art, Word and Image examines the use of words (or language) in art, most often painting. This book asks what it means when a painting is 'invaded' by language - how do the two forms converse and combine, and what messages are intended for the viewer…

  • Garden and Grove

    Garden and Grove
    av John Dixon Hunt

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812216042

    Garden and Grove is a pioneering study of the English fascination with Italian Renaissance gardens. John Dixon Hunt studies reactions of English visitors in their journals and travel books to the exciting world of Italian gardens: its links with cla…

  • A World of Gardens

    A World of Gardens
    av John Dixon Hunt

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780235066

    A Japanese garden is immediately distinct to the eye from the traditional gardens of an English manor house, just as the manicured topiaries of Versailles contrast with the sharp cacti of the American Southwest. Though gardening is beloved the world…

  • The Italian Garden

    The Italian Garden

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521033923

    Italian gardens vary widely according to their historical date and geographic location. This collection of essays approaches Italian gardens of all periods, from the Middle Ages to modern times, and it ranges widely throughout the peninsula, from Ge…

  • Tradition and Innovation in French Garden Art

    Tradition and Innovation in French Garden Art

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812236347

    In the absence of any modern history of French garden art, this volume offers twelve chapters that review some of the most interesting and innovative moments of French garden history. This series of studies traces a progression from what is taken as…

  • Pope: The Rape of the Lock

    Pope: The Rape of the Lock

    Häftad - 1968 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333069950

    The extended plan of the Macmillan Casebook series embraces two categories of book. Individual Authors: Here each volume contains classic of English literature of a significant modern work; occasional volumes deal with closely related works by the s…

  • The Italian Garden: Art, Design, and Culture

    The Italian Garden: Art, Design, and Culture
    av John Dixon Hunt

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521443531

    Italian gardens vary widely according to their historical date and geographic location. This collection of essays approaches Italian gardens of all periods, from the middle ages to modern times, and it ranges widely throughout the peninsula, from Ge…

  • A Cultural History of Gardens in the Modern Age

    A Cultural History of Gardens in the Modern Age

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350009943

    Landscape architecture and garden-making have witnessed huge changes during the twentieth-century, and the impact of these will continue to be discussed and interpreted in the twenty-first. New materials and responses to different social conditions,…

  • The Vernacular Garden

    The Vernacular Garden
    av John Dixon Hunt

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780884022015

  • Nature Over Again

    Nature Over Again
    av John Dixon Hunt

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781861893932

    Though Ian Hamilton Finlay's (1925-2006) work "Little Sparta" is, according to Sir Roy Strong, 'the most important garden made in Britain since 1945', his influence - and work - is found worldwide. "Nature Over Again" reveals the story behind the ma…

  • The Figure in the Landscape

    The Figure in the Landscape
    av John Dixon Hunt

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801839368

    Deepens understanding of eighteenth-century aesthetics and poetry by delving into the psychology and changing designs of landscape gardens and their impact on poetic expression and painting. Bibliogs

  • Art, Word and Image

    Art, Word and Image
    av John Dixon Hunt

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781861897459

    This book is the first attempt to chart the history of art and its interaction with written language. Art, Word and Image examines the use of words (or language) in many genres of art - most often painting, but including prints, the book as art, scu…