Thursday, May 31, 2012

A Critical Look at the English Landscape Garden

From the German newspaper Die Zeit comes an interview with German art historian Horst Bredekamp about European garden history and particularly the surprising ideological differences between the English landscape garden and the Baroque formality that preceded and sometimes survived it:

Der Hort des Philosophen

Nothing too groundbreaking, perhaps, but still exciting to see these matters discussed in a mainstream - that is not horticultural or landscape architecture focused - publication.

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