Garden: Exploring the Horticultural World
Phaidon Editors, with an introduction by Matthew Biggs
A richly illustrated survey celebrating humankind’s enduring relationship with the garden, explored throughout art, science, history, and culture.
Garden takes readers on a journey across continents and cultures to discover the endless ways artists and image-makers have found inspiration in gardens and horticulture throughout history. With more than 300 entries, this comprehensive and stunning visual survey showcases the diversity of the garden from all over the world – from the garden of Eden and the grandeur of the English landscape garden to Japanese Zen gardens and the humble vegetable plot. Spanning a wide range of styles and media – art, illustrations, and sculptures to photography, film stills, and textiles.
Aimed at a wide audience, this book has diverse appeal – from artists, designers, and art historians to garden enthusiasts, horticulturists, and everyone interested in the natural world around them.
Hardcover, 290 × 250 mm (11 3/8 × 9 7/8 in), 352 pages, 300 illustrations