9781785511646

The Art Garden

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  • ISBN13:

    9781785511646

  • ISBN10:

    1785511645

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2018-05-20
  • Publisher: Scala Arts Publishers Inc.
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Summary


•Features photography of this stunning new space which opened in 2015

•Features photography by noted artist Larry Schwarm

•Popular, portable guide to art collection highlights and a new eight-acre Art Garden for a museum devoted to American art

Located in the heart of the city and alongside the Little Arkansas River, the Wichita Art Museum's new Art Garden offers a breathtaking landscape environment. With a terrain that reflects the place and plantings of Kansas, the roofless museum offers unique areas for peaceful retreat as well as animated gatherings. Lush plantings - more than 100 new trees, nearly 600 shrubs, and more than 20,000 perennials and grasses - with outdoor sculptures by Derek Porter, Vicki Scuri, Henry Moore, Tom Otterness, and Jun Kaneko gracing the garden, meld art and nature, urban leisure and aesthetic enjoyment. This stunning, fully illustrated volume celebrates this award-winning space that has become a destination in South Central Kansas.

Author Biography

Dr Patricia McDonnell is the Director of the Wichita Art Museum.

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