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Title The time of the Force Majeure : after 45 years, counterforce is on the horizon / Helen Mayer Harrison, Newton Harrison ; essays by Anne Douglas & Chris Fremantle, William L. Fox, Eleanor Heartney, Roger F. Malina, Paul Mankiewicz & Dorion Sagan, Anne Whiston Spirn ; edited and designed by Petra Kruse & Kai Reschke.

Publication Info. Munich : Prestel, [2016]
©2016

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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.04 Harrison,H TIM    Available
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Description 462 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 30 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This book offers a 21st-century manifesto from the pioneers of the eco-art movement. Since the 1970s Helen and Newton Harrison have been creating art inspired by the earth. They established a worldwide network among biologists, ecologists, architects, urban planners, politicians, and other artists to initiate collaborative dialogues about ideas and solutions which support biodiversity and community development. This definitive survey traces an influential joint career that has lasted nearly half a century. Organized chronologically, it features works from each decade, from their earliest installations to their continent-traversing work of the 1990s; and their most recent works both educating people about global warming and designing large scale responses to the phenomena itself. - Provided by the publisher.
Subject Harrison, Helen Mayer, 1927- -- Catalogs.
Harrison, Newton, 1932- -- Catalogs.
Environment (Art).
Environment (Art) -- United States.
Added Author Douglas, Anne, Dr., author.
Fremantle, Chris, author.
Fox, William L., 1949- author.
Heartney, Eleanor, 1954- author.
Malina, Roger, author.
Mankiewicz, Paul, author.
Sagan, Dorion, 1959- author.
Spirn, Anne Whiston, 1947- author.
Kruse, Petra, editor.
Reschke, Kai, editor.
Harrison, Helen Mayer, 1927- Works. Selections.
Harrison, Newton, 1932- Works. Selections.
ISBN 9783791355498 (hbk.)
379135549X (hbk.)

 
    
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