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Art of the garden : the garden in British art, 1800 to the present day

Author: Nicholas AlfreyStephen DanielsMartin PostleStephen BannTate Britain (Gallery); et al; All authors
Publisher: London : Tate Pub., ©2004.
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England has long been known as a land of gardeners. As such, the rich horticultural designs and and painterly experiments have proved to be of great inspiration for artists such as Turner, Constable and Freud, and this book celebrates their work and theyway in which they invoke the spirit of the garden.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Expositions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Art of the garden.
London : Tate Pub., c2004
(OCoLC)646108783
Named Person: James Jacques Joseph Tissot; Alfred Parsons; Edward Atkinson Hornel; Charles Mahoney; Cedric Morris; Ivon Hitchens; Barbara Hepworth; Patrick Heron; Ian Hamilton Finlay; Derek Jarman; Barbara Hepworth
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Alfrey; Stephen Daniels; Martin Postle; Stephen Bann; Tate Britain (Gallery); Ulster Museum.; Manchester City Art Gallery.; et al
ISBN: 185437544X 9781854375445 1854375024 9781854375025
OCLC Number: 55957482
Notes: Published on the occasion of an exhibition or the same title held at Tate Britain, London, June 3-Aug. 30, 2004; Ulster Museum, Belfast, Oct. 1, 2004-Feb. 6, 2005 and the Mancester Art Gallery, Mar. 5-May 15, 2005.
Description: 256 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm.
Contents: Country gardens / Martin Postle --
Suburban prospects / Stephen Daniels --
On garden colour / Nicholas Alfrey --
Gardens illustrated / Brent Elliott --
The garden of England : theme and variations / Stephen Bann --
Thresholds and prospects --
The secret garden --
Fragments and inscriptions --
Coloured grounds --
Representing and intervening : with an essay by Mary Horlock --
Artists' gardens: James Tissot, Alfred Parsons, Edward Atkinson Hornel, Charles Mahoney, Cedric Morris, Ivon Hitchens, Barbara Hepworth, Patrick Heron, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Derek Jarman.
Other Titles: Garden in British art, 1800 to the present day
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Alfrey, Stephen Daniels, and Martin Postle, with contributions by Stephen Bann ... [et al.].

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England has long been known as a land of gardeners. As such, the rich horticultural designs and and painterly experiments have proved to be of great inspiration for artists such as Turner, Constable and Freud, and this book celebrates their work and theyway in which they invoke the spirit of the garden.

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