A Look Into the Enduring Vision of the Iconic Artist Isamu Noguchi Photos
AD looks through its archives to find the best examples of why this American-born artist remains a design visionary
Auction of New York socialite Bunny Mellon's estate nets $218M
A wealth of artwork, furnishings and jewelry owned by the late Listerine heiress Rachel 'Bunny' Mellon netted a total of $218.1 million following a five-day auction in New York this week. All up there...
A cultivated taste: the Bunny Mellon auction
Together, the Mellons occupied a rarefied social elite that seldom invited strangers into its midst and held the view that one’s most prized possession should be one’s privacy. They entertained often ...
A Look Into the Enduring Vision of the Iconic Artist Isamu Noguchi Photos
AD looks through its archives to find the best examples of why this American-born artist remains a design visionary
Auction of New York socialite Bunny Mellon's estate nets $218M
A wealth of artwork, furnishings and jewelry owned by the late Listerine heiress Rachel 'Bunny' Mellon netted a total of $218.1 million following a five-day auction in New York this week. All up there...
Democracy and the Common Wealth
Democracy and the Common Wealth: Breaking the Stranglehold of the Special Interests is a 2010 book by urban designer, policy analyst and artist Michael E. Arth. Arth attempts to expose what he calls t...
Lawrence Halprin
Lawrence Halprin (July 1, 1916 - October 25, 2009) was an influential American landscape architect, designer and teacher.Beginning his career in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, in 1949, Halpri...
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Edith Wharton
Edith Wharton (/ˈiːdɪθ ˈhwɔrtən/; born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for ...
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Loutrel Briggs
Loutrel Winslow Briggs (December 12, 1893 - May 1977) was an American landscape architect active in Charleston, South Carolina.Briggs was born in New York City, graduated from Cornell University in 19...
Craig Allison
Craig Allison is an American landscape architect and television personality. He is the host of The Carefree Gardener, a national television series. Born in San Diego on Feb 3 1956 His column under th...
Ganna Walska
Ganna Walska (born Hanna Puacz on June 26, 1887 – March 2, 1984) was a Polish opera singer and garden enthusiast who created the Lotusland botanical gardens at her mansion in Montecito, California. Sh...
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Bruce Porter
Bruce Porter (23 February 1865, San Francisco – 25 November 1953, San Francisco) was an American painter, sculptor, stained-glass designer, writer, muralist, landscape designer, and art critic.
Po...
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Ellen Biddle Shipman
Ellen Biddle Shipman (1869–1950) was an American landscape architect known for her formal gardens and lush planting style.Born in Philadelphia, she spent her childhood in Texas and the Arizona territo...
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Everglades National Park
Everglades National Park is a U.S. National Park in Florida that protects the southern 20 percent of the original Everglades. In the United States, it is the largest tropical wilderness, the larg...
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Leland Miyano
Leland Miyano is an artist, landscape designer and author born and raised in Hawai'i. He received his Fine Arts degree from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.His books include A Pocket Guide to...
Beatrix Farrand
Beatrix Jones Farrand (June 19, 1872 – February 28, 1959) was a landscape gardener and landscape architect in the United States. Her career included commissions to design about 110 gardens for private...
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Garrett Eckbo
Garrett Eckbo (November 28, 1910 – May 14, 2000) was an American landscape architect notable for his seminal 1950 book Landscape for Living.
He was born in Cooperstown, New York to Axel Eckbo, a ...
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Pamela Burton
Pamela Grace Burton (b. 1948) is a landscape architect known for her interdisciplinary approach to private and public projects, bringing together plant materials, art, and architecture. In 2006 she b...
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Marella Agnelli
Marella Agnelli, born Princess Donna Marella Caracciolo di Castagneto (born May 4, 1927) is an Italian art collector, socialite, style icon and widow of former Fiat chairman Gianni Agnelli. Agnelli h...
Takeo Uesugi
Takeo Uesugi (上杉武夫, Uesugi Takeo, born 1940) in Osaka, Japan) is a Japanese-American landscape architect who designed acclaimed Japanese garden installations. He is a graduate of the Unive...
Jens Jensen (landscape architect)
Jens Jensen (September 13, 1860 - October 1, 1951) was a Danish-American landscape architect. Jens Jensen worked with famed architect Howard Van Doren Shaw.
Jens Jensen was born near Dybbøl in Sl...
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Diego Suarez (garden designer)
Diego Suarez (1888 in Bogotá, Colombia - 14 September 1974 in New York City, New York) was a garden designer known for his work at James Deering's Villa Vizcaya in Miami, Florida. He also served as a...
Simon Rodia
Sabato "Simon" Rodia (February 12, 1879 – July 17, 1965) was an Italian-American artist who created the Watts Towers,or, as he called them, Nuestro Pueblo, a Los Angeles landmark.
Rodia was born ...
Raymond Jungles
Raymond Jungles is an American landscape architect and founder of Raymond Jungles Inc. in Miami, Florida. Jungles primarily focuses on private gardens and resort hotels in Florida and the Caribbean r...
Michael E. Arth
Michael E. Arth is an American artist, home/landscape/urban designer, public policy analyst, advocate for the homeless, futurist, documentary filmmaker and author. He was a 2010 candidate for governor...
Michael E. Arth - Wikipedia
H. H. Hunnewell
Horatio Hollis Hunnewell (July 27, 1810 – May 20, 1902), was a railroad financier, philanthropist, amateur botanist, and one of the most prominent horticulturists in America in the nineteenth ce...
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Martha Schwartz
Martha Schwartz, born 1950, is an American landscape architect. Her background is in the fine arts as well as landscape architecture, and her projects range from private to urban scale. She studied at...
Norfleet Giddings Bone
Norfleet Giddings Bone (1892–1978) was a landscape architect and civil engineer whose career in the military and the private sector spanned nearly five decades. He was born in Gainesville, Texas, bu...