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1995

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Compare And Contrast: Mark Robbins' Borrowed Landscape, Pat Morton, Mark Robbins Jan 1995

Compare And Contrast: Mark Robbins' Borrowed Landscape, Pat Morton, Mark Robbins

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Project by Mark Robbins

Text by Pat Morton

Shakkei, or borrowed landscape, is the Japanese art of visually incorporating distant elements of the landscape into a garden design. In a shakkei garden, a tableau contained within the garden integrates a far view of mountains, trees, or the horizon. The landscape outside the garden is "borrowed" to create the illusion of an infinite expanse of space and view.


Baroque Visions Of The Temple Of Jerusalem, Michael Rabens Jan 1995

Baroque Visions Of The Temple Of Jerusalem, Michael Rabens

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The ancient Jewish temple in Jerusalem has excited interest among artists, architects, and scholars for many centuries. There has been a steady stream of attempts to reconstruct its appearance, despite an overwhelming lack of physical evidence.