Art and Landscape in Charleston and the Low Country: 1997 Spoleto Festival U. S. A.

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This book is the legacy of an exhibition entitled "Human/Nature: Art and Landscape in Charleston and the Low Country," a special project of the twenty-first season of the Spoleto Festival U.S.A. In "Human/Nature," the diverse works of art were scattered around the city and the surrounding countryside, offering perceptive glimpses into the low-country environment for Spoleto visitors and native Charlestonians alike. With photographs by Len Jenshel and texts by John Beardsley and Theodore Rosengarten, this book ...
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Overview

This book is the legacy of an exhibition entitled "Human/Nature: Art and Landscape in Charleston and the Low Country," a special project of the twenty-first season of the Spoleto Festival U.S.A. In "Human/Nature," the diverse works of art were scattered around the city and the surrounding countryside, offering perceptive glimpses into the low-country environment for Spoleto visitors and native Charlestonians alike. With photographs by Len Jenshel and texts by John Beardsley and Theodore Rosengarten, this book will fascinate anyone with an interest in contemporary art, landscape history, or garden design.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781888931174
  • Publisher: Spacemaker Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/2006
  • Pages: 168
  • Product dimensions: 10.84 (w) x 10.89 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 6
Human/Nature 12
In the Master's Garden 30
Artists
Magdalena Abakanowicz 66
Herb Parker 72
Patrick Dougherty 80
Philip Simmons and Pearl Fryar 88
Martha Jackson-Jarvis 94
Mary Lucier 102
Esther Mahlangu 110
Charles Simonds 116
Thornton Dial 124
Ronald Gonzalez 132
Martha Schwartz 142
Adriaan Geuze 150
Artists' Biographies 158
Acknowledgments Spoleto USA Board of Directors 166
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 24, 2001

    A Beautiful Exposition of Installation Art and Charleston

    This book gives the reader a well defined experience of not only the 1997 Spoleto festival's installation art and artists, but the rich culture of Charleston as well. The photographic documentation is equally superb.

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