Today’s Horticulture: Seeing Plants: Medium for Abstraction

Registration Eligibility
pre-registration required
Start Date
02/01/2019
End Date
02/01/2019
Description
Douglas Reed’s approach to design employs abstraction as a vehicle for understanding the character of a place and expressing design intentions, aiming always to attain clarity and to distill the essentials. This talk delves into recent works by Reed Hilderbrand that exemplify this approach and explores a number of artists, designers, and botanical painters who have pursued abstraction in their respective media.
Location
Kennett Square, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
• Explore how to use abstract thought in the design process
• Learn about recent landscape installations that drew upon the concept of abstraction
• Experience a broad spectrum of artists, from designers to botanical painters, who have pursued abstraction in their respective mediums.
Instructors
Douglas Reed
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Course Codes
Provider
Longwood Gardens Continuing Education


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