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Conclusion: Reimagining the Pastoral Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century

Margaret Birney Vickery

Margaret Birney Vickery is Lecturer in History of Art and Architecture at Amherst College, University of Massachusetts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Landscape and Infrastructure : Reimagining the Pastoral Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...We began this book with a look at Dutch landscape paintings of the mid- to late seventeenth century and highlighted the connections between landscape, infrastructure, and prosperity in the Netherlands. Artists such as Ruisdael created...

Landscape Painting and the Productive Pastoral Tradition

Margaret Birney Vickery

Margaret Birney Vickery is Lecturer in History of Art and Architecture at Amherst College, University of Massachusetts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Landscape and Infrastructure : Reimagining the Pastoral Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...For many of us today, the term “pastoral” evokes images of verdant fields and copses of trees with the odd shepherd or shepherdess and a small flock of sheep. Such scenes are understood as bucolic idylls and enjoyed for their beauty...

A Growing Divide: Landscape and Infrastructure in Victorian Britain

Margaret Birney Vickery

Margaret Birney Vickery is Lecturer in History of Art and Architecture at Amherst College, University of Massachusetts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Landscape and Infrastructure : Reimagining the Pastoral Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...John Ruskin, the prolific art critic and author, is often credited with securing Turner’s place as Britain’s most eminent landscape artist. In his multivolume Modern Painters, Ruskin argues in support of Turner, praising both his...

Twenty-First-Century Power Generation: An Invitation to the Public

Margaret Birney Vickery

Margaret Birney Vickery is Lecturer in History of Art and Architecture at Amherst College, University of Massachusetts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Landscape and Infrastructure : Reimagining the Pastoral Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...In his discussion of infrastructure and its conceptual roots, Mitchell Schwarzer outlines the isolated nature of much post-war infrastructure of the twentieth century, pointing out that this disconnect “reduced the role of aesthetic...

Questioning the Infrastructure Paradigm in the Late Twentieth Century

Margaret Birney Vickery

Margaret Birney Vickery is Lecturer in History of Art and Architecture at Amherst College, University of Massachusetts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Landscape and Infrastructure : Reimagining the Pastoral Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...In 1962, Rachel Carson published her groundbreaking work Silent Spring, a book often credited with jump-starting the environmental movement. Much of her text unveils the toxicity of industrial production in the twentieth century...

The Eighteenth-Century English Landscape: The Classic Pastoral and Its Productivity

Margaret Birney Vickery

Margaret Birney Vickery is Lecturer in History of Art and Architecture at Amherst College, University of Massachusetts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Landscape and Infrastructure : Reimagining the Pastoral Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...By the late seventeenth century, the Dutch Netherlands experienced an economic downturn with greater competition in trade and struggling production after their financial and military struggles against England. This led some artists...

Clean Water and Recreation: New Approaches to Water Treatment Plants

Margaret Birney Vickery

Margaret Birney Vickery is Lecturer in History of Art and Architecture at Amherst College, University of Massachusetts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Landscape and Infrastructure : Reimagining the Pastoral Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...While LAGI proposals address a range of projects from power production to clean water, the following are completed or nearly completed projects that process and clean their community’s water supply. These are sophisticated engineering works...

The Industrial Revolution and its Intrusion on the Landscape

Margaret Birney Vickery

Margaret Birney Vickery is Lecturer in History of Art and Architecture at Amherst College, University of Massachusetts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Landscape and Infrastructure : Reimagining the Pastoral Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...While Brown, Wilson, and their contemporaries were rendering the landscape park for the enjoyment of owners and tourists, innovators such as Edmund Cartwright, Joseph Arkwright, and Abraham Darby were refining new technologies that would...

Food, Community, and the Productive Landscape

Margaret Birney Vickery

Margaret Birney Vickery is Lecturer in History of Art and Architecture at Amherst College, University of Massachusetts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Landscape and Infrastructure : Reimagining the Pastoral Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...The features of the Hillerød plant stretch out across the landscape with the recycling station, solar and wind test sites, and wastewater treatment plant tucked into or softened by the landscape of grasses, trees, and water. Through...

Introduction: Infrastructure, Landscape, and the Pastoral Paradigm: A Tale of Two Projects

Margaret Birney Vickery

Margaret Birney Vickery is Lecturer in History of Art and Architecture at Amherst College, University of Massachusetts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Landscape and Infrastructure : Reimagining the Pastoral Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...This book is about landscape painting in the Netherlands, England, and North America and recent infrastructure projects around the globe. These seemingly disparate subjects are united by a shared concern for the pastoral middle ground...