Hardcover: 270 pages
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division; 1 edition (February 12, 2006)
Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 0.8 x 9.3 inches
Amazon Rank: 14293970
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
The idea of nature as a cultural construction has been discussed extensively in postmodern theory. Less attention, however, has been paid to the underlying motivations shaping the ideologies of nature, in particular the desire to submit to some larger order outside of oneself. Aspiring to the Landscape examines this persistent desire and how it is made manifest in contemporary landscape art.Four installations of large-scale paintings by Canadian ...