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The garden of Peter Marino

Peter Marino 1949-

2017

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Architecture Collection  (NA 9060 .M37 2017 )()

  • Title:
    The garden of Peter Marino
  • Author: Peter Marino 1949-
  • Description: The internationally acclaimed architect's grounds of his Hamptons estate on Long Island, New York a lush garden oasis masterfully transformed over the course of two decades. Peter Marino s quintessentially American landscape is a combination of organizational rigor and a joyful informality in the use of plant materials. The gardens feature carefully curated plants, trees, and flowers on twelve acres including a color wheel of purple, pink, red, and yellow gardens, evergreen trees, an apple orchard, a formal rose garden, and nearly forty works of art by Francois-Xavier and Claude Lalanne. Seasonal floral highlights include the colorful blooms of azaleas in the late spring, roses in June, and hydrangeas in the summer. This book shows the landscape in different seasons and moods, captured in both a laid-back grandeur sunny vistas, moonlit moments, the beauty of natural elements and sublime works of art and in a moody atmosphere, when the dramatic light after a summer storm imbues the garden with a romantic haze. The garden is presented as a picturesque example of a first-rate contemporary landscape and as a dreamlike Eden.
  • Local Note: acq2017arc
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Publisher: New York : Rizzoli
  • Format: 261 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0847858782;ISBN 9780847858781
  • Subjects: Gardens -- New York (State) -- Hamptons -- Pictorial works
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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