Tournament of Books 2015

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores

    Recently Viewed clear list

    Original Essays | February 13, 2015

    T. Geronimo Johnson: IMG Be Happy, Be Cheerful, Be Joyful, Be Anything But Gay

    My new novel, Welcome to Braggsville, is a satire about four college kids who perform an "intervention" at a Civil War reenactment, and quickly... Continue »


This item may be
out of stock.

Click on the button below to search for this title in other formats.

Check for Availability
Add to Wishlist

The Garden of Forking Paths

The Garden of Forking Paths Cover


Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

During the summer months of 2011, the Migros Museum fur Gegenwartskunst inaugurated a sculpture project on the grounds of the Froh Ussicht estate in Samstagern, Zurich. The project was inspired by Bomarzo, the famous Italian Renaissance garden populated with fantastical and monstrous sculptures and follies (i.e. buildings constructed primarily for the embellishment of a landscape). Artists Pablo Bronstein, Liz Craft, Ida Ekblad, Geoffrey Farmer, Kerstin Kartscher, Ragnar Kjartansson, Fabian Marti, Peter Regli and Thiago Rocha Pitta all devised their own fantastical narratives in response to Bomarzo. The Garden of Forking Paths enlarges upon this innovative exhibition with reproductions of installed works, and essays by some of the finest architecture and garden theorists and writers on the history of follies and the interaction between art and garden: Lars Bang Larsen, Michael Bracewell, Horst Bredekamp, Brian Dillon, Patrick Eyres, Heike Munder, Anthony Vidler and Catherine Wood.

Product Details

Jrp Ringier
Art - Sculpture
Munder, Heike
Publication Date:

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Art » Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions » Group Shows
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Contemporary
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Sculpture » General
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Sculpture » Technique

The Garden of Forking Paths
0 stars - 0 reviews
$ In Stock
Product details pages Jrp Ringier - English 9783037642320 Reviews:
  • back to top


Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at