Transitory gardens, uprooted lives

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Yale University Press , New Haven
Homeless persons" gardens -- New York (State) -- New York, Gardens -- New York (State) -- New

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New York (State), New

StatementDiana Balmori and Margaret Morton.
ContributionsMorton, Margaret.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB457.4.H64 B34 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination147 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1396955M
ISBN 100300057725
LC Control Number93004419

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Uprooted Lives by Diane Balmori and Margaret Morton. Gardens are indeed transitory which always seems to be at odds with our love of permanence and stability. We like to build things that last and create things that out live us.

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Discussion, a show of hands, then a woman slammed a sledgehammer on a table: I had been given permission to take photographs and conduct interviews as they continued their lives in this derelict brick building. Margaret graphic Morton's study of gardens photo-graphic study of gardens in New York made by homeless peo-ple, and her record of their endeavors obtained through interviews, pre-sented in Transitory Gardens, Uprooted Lives, is of inestimable value to all those interested in "out-sider," "vernacular," or "folk art" gar-dens and environments.

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She researches and visits an assortment of gardens in lower Manhattan that were arranged by the homeless community.SYLLABUS. CLASS SCHEDULE AND READING LIST Photography, and the Art of Discovery () is available as an e-book from Amazon.

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