Art Nature Dialogues: Interviews with Environmental Artists

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Environmental artists from Europe and North America talk about their work.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791461945
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 6/28/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 251
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Writer and art critic John K. Grande has published extensively in Artforum, Vice Versa, Sculpture, Art Papers, and other major art media venues. He is also the author of Balance: Art and Nature and Intertwining: Landscape, Technology, Issues, Artists.

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Table of Contents


Foreword: Eco-Art, Then and Now
Edward Lucie-Smith

Introduction: True to Nature

1. Real Living Art!
David Nash

2. Yardworking
Patrick Dougherty

3. Eco-Habitat
Gilles Bruni and Marc Babarit

4. Ephemeral Public Art
Jerilea Zempel

5. In Nature's Eyes
Alfio Bonanno

6. Mechanical Botanical
Doug Buis

7. Designing with Nature
Michael Singer

8. The Vegetal (and Mineral) World(s) of Bob Verschueren

9. Nature Vision

10. Riverwork
Mario Reis

11. Cosmological Shadows
Bill Vazan

12. No Walk, No Work!
Hamish Fulton

13. The Spike
Egil Martin Kurdøl

14. Culture Nature Catalyst
Betty Beaumont

15. Natural/Cultural
Alan Sonfist

16. Ship of Life
Peter von Tiesenhausen

17. Earth in Context
Reinhard Reitzenstein

18. Earthbound Mystery
Ursula von Rydingsvard

19. Healing Garden
Mike MacDonald

20. chance & change
herman de vries

21. The Heart of the Matter
Chris Drury

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 27, 2008

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    Author ,, poet and art critic John K. Grande's Art Nature Dialogues provides a forum for environmental artists from Europe and North America to discuss their work... The role of the viewer, social attitudes towards ecological biodegradable or ephemeral art, and the nature of monuments are some of the topics grande pursues in conversation with artists such as Nils-Udo, Alan Sonfist, David Nash, Ursula von Ryingsvard, Michael Singer, Patrick Dougherty, Herman de Vries and Hamish Fulton. When grande asks, Is it an exchange process of David Nash, Nash replies It has to be to work'

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