Art in Time

In these twenty lyric essays, Cole Swensen addresses a range of artists, from Agnes Varda to Robert Smithson to David Hockney, whose works recognize nature, not as the “other,” not as something out there, but as an intimate and active engagement.

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Historically, landscape art has reinforced a sense of human power over nature, but in these twenty lyric essays Cole Swensen addresses a range of artists, from Agnes Varda to Robert Smithson to David Hockney, whose works recognize nature, not as the “other,” not as something out there, but as an intimate and active engagement, encouraging an increased sense of participation in, and reciprocal relationship with, the earth.

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ISBN: 9781643620374
Paperback, 136 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 in
Publication Date: March 2021

Cole Swensen is the author of 13 books of poetry, including Gravesend, and a book of essays, Noise That Stays Noise. She’s also the co-editor of the 2009 …

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