On Landscapes
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On Landscapes

Susan Herrington

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On Landscapes

Susan Herrington

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There is no escaping landscape: it's everywhere and part of everyone's life. Landscapes have received much less attention in aesthetics than those arts we can choose to ignore, such as painting or music – but they can tell us a lot about the ethical and aesthetic values of the societies that produce them.

Drawing on examples from a wide range of landscapes from around the world and throughout history, Susan Herrington considers the ways landscapes can affect our emotions, our imaginations, and our understanding of the passage of time. On Landscapes reveals the design work involved in even the most naturalistic of landscapes, and the ways in which contemporary landscapes are turning the challenges of the industrial past into opportunities for the future. Inviting us to thoughtfully see and experience the landscapes that we encounter in our daily lives, On Landscapes demonstrates that art is all around us.

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Publisher
Routledge
Year
2013
ISBN
9781317827658
Index
adaptation 12930
aesthetic experience 12, 978, 1236, 12730
Agincourt, Battle of 712
Albuquerque 36
Alison, Archibald 71
Alzheimer’s patients 11516
America’s Most Wanted/Unwanted paintings 245, 312, 113
Anasazi roads 36
anticipation 9, 127, 12930
Apollo, Fountain of 77
Appleton, Jay 111, 112
Arad, Michael 86
Arendt, Hannah 86
Arnold, Henry F. 124, 125
artificiality 656
associative theory 745
authorship questions 45, 108
Back Bay, Boston 1, 59
Bagel Garden 13, 45, 6, 8, 13, 21
Baines, Bridget 30
Bamboo Garden 99100
Barrier Park, London 447, 523, 113
Barthes, Roland 31
Bavarian Quarter, Berlin 86, 87
Bedford, New York 389, 60, 63
Berleant, Arnold 125
bioregionalism 567, 58
Blenheim Palace 19
Blue Stick Garden 1516
Brightwater Wastewater Treatment Facility 501, 93
British Colour Council 68
Broadway Estate 268, Tilbury
Bryant Park, New York 131
Budd, Malcolm 61, 62, 68
Bundesgarten Schau 14
Cahokia 556
calendar art 25, 113
Calla Lily 113
Camellia flower 69
Canadian studies 612, 912
Carlson, Allen 12, 1056, 129
Cartesian model 54, 59
cemete...

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