Tuscany Artists Gardens
Mariella Sgaravatti, Mario CiampiISBN: 095442882X;
Book DescriptionArtists have always been drawn to Tuscany, seduced by its outstanding beauty, mild climate and rich cultural history. Tuscany Artists Gardens presents thirty Tuscan gardens designed and created by some of the most renowned contemporary artists in the world today, all of whom have settled in Tuscany, and all of whom have applied their artistic sensitivities to their surroundings in unusual and distinctive ways. Each artist?s work reflects, even if unconsciously, a continuity withTuscan traditions while bringing to bear their own cultural heritage and artistic vision. Their gardens take many different forms, from majestic, formally designed acres punctuated with sculpture to tiny, intimate spaces that have colors of every imaginable hue. Daniel Spoerri has used the landscape as a dramatic backdrop for great new works of art scattered along a botanic trail. Niki de Saint Phalle?s extraordinary ?Tarot Garden? houses twenty-two polychromatic...
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