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Plants in the Getty's Central Garden

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Plants in the Getty's Central Garden is Jim Duggan's sequel to the book Robert Irwin Getty Garden, Lawrence Weschler's account of the making of the Central Garden at the Getty Center in Los Angeles. Designed by contemporary artist Robert Irwin, this "sculpture in the form of a garden aspiring to be art" draws thousands of visitors each year.

One of the key collaborators who helped Irwin realize his vision, Jim Duggan is, in his own words, a "hands-on gardener." His knowledge and experience were invaluable as Irwin selected the plants that would make up the interwoven "tapestry" of the Central Garden.

This colorful guide brings together informative descriptions of the growing habits and characteristics of nearly four hundred individual plants, with beautiful images by noted garden photographer Becky Cohen. Duggan provides suggestions for cultivating the plants, many of which will be unfamiliar to gardeners in Southern California. Also included in the book are a foreword by Robert Irwin; three essays by Duggan tracing his involvement with the project; a map of the Central Garden; a plant location guide; and an index of scientific and common names.

About the Author

Jim Duggan is a nurseryman, plant collector, and garden designer, who gardens in Southern California and Maui. Becky Cohen is an artist and photographer known for her landscapes of the gardens designed by André Le Nôtre as well as other historic gardens.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892367146
Author:
Duggan, Jim
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
Jim
Author:
null, Becky
Author:
Irwin, Robert
Author:
null, Robert
Author:
Cohen, Becky
Author:
Duggan
Author:
null, Jim
Location:
Los Angeles
Subject:
Flowers - General
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Regional
Subject:
Gardens
Subject:
Ornamental Plants
Subject:
Plants, ornamental
Subject:
Regional - General
Subject:
Architecture | Applied Arts
Subject:
Archit
Subject:
ecture | Applied Arts
Subject:
Art and Architecture | Applied Arts
Subject:
Irwin, Robert
Subject:
Gardens - California - Los Angeles
Subject:
Art & Architecture | Applied Arts
Subject:
Gardening-Flower Growing
Edition Description:
1
Series:
Getty Trust Publications: J. Paul Getty Museum
Series Volume:
no. 469
Publication Date:
20040331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
373 color illus.
Pages:
162
Dimensions:
8.75 x 5.50 in

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