A warming planet has exacerbated a dire global fire threat brought on by growing cities, poor urban planning and more combustible landscapes.
We need to envision the future we want--and take action to achieve it. In 2017, I hope more people ask questions that help
"When we talk about gentrification, there is a lot of 'code talk' that is often very subtle," said Timothy Cassidy, ASLA
On November 4, the historic Paris Agreement for global action on climate change will enter into force, catalyzing collective
In Baton Rouge these past weekends, the "Cajun Navy" was out in force cleaning up after the devastating Louisiana floods
Planting shrubs and perennials in clusters is more attractive than scattering single plants around your yard. But, it's important
John Constable 'The Hay Wain' Harrison burrows into the atmospheric and topologic qualities provided by chiaroscuro. His
In "Building Codes," Indig approaches his surroundings like an architectural photographer, but he makes directive aesthetic choices like a painter -- and more, like a painter given to abstraction.
In his process-oriented palimpsestic landscapes and portraits, Trimble works at a prolific headlong pace, alone, in a race to execute ideas to his satisfaction before the next ones appear, fully formed, to disrupt the steady silent slap of paint hitting canvas.
Technically, our tale starts in the summer, but turtles are slow-shuffling creatures so it makes sense that everything has come to a head in the dead of this winter of our discontented spring.
What if there was a powerful but overlooked tool that could reduce global warming by 0.5°C by the end of the century? Imagine if reversing the decline of ecosystems was good for economies. What if making our world more beautiful, also made it stronger and more resilient?
This idea of doing both expresses in literal and figurative ways. Her thickets of perspectival lines extending the grid, their
The exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art John Singer Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends is in its final days, ending October 4th. I was fortunate to be invited to give two talks during the exhibit examining Sargent's work from an artist perspective.
When it comes to outdoor design, weather-resistant toss pillows and your balcony go together like Sriracha and everything
I belong to that rare and happy group of people who don't have indoor pets. Every day my friends on social media post photos and videos of cats and dogs, and I quickly scroll past these visions because I know that the dog licked its genitals before it licked that sweet baby's face.
As artists who appreciate the meticulous complexities of the Earth's natural realm, Jaci Berkopec and I wanted to create
We met again by Janez Tolar on 500px Sometimes the fog rolls in thick and fast, covering the landscape in a river so dense
On our flight to England, I'd read Mark Doty's Still Life with Oysters and Lemon: On Objects and Intimacy. It is a book about still life pictures, but also about love, loss and our hunger for intimacy. The book moved me, and in the course of a ten hour journey, altered my understanding of why I travel, of why I need to travel.
As a matter of form, trees beg anthropomorphism. Trunks and limbs lean and strive, they dance and wave; appearing active and expressive; existing in thick entanglements, or as lone sentinels.
Blackwood joins in here with the rich history of landscape painting. Landscape is not an easy genre: nature is unruly, and does not wish to order itself into compositions pleasing to our sense of proportion. It is thematically difficult as well. Why do we look at landscapes? Because they are beautiful?