Summary: Provides drawings of landscapes, plants, animals, and other aspects of nature, accompanied by comments from the artist on how and why he drew them.
Publisher / Publication Date: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books 1988
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 743.83 ARN
Summary: A collection of essays follows the author as she contemplates the pleasure of artistic labor; her boundless curiosity for the flora and fauna that surround her; and the responsibility she has inherited from the great thinkers and writers of the past.
Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 OLI
Summary: Told in rhyming verse, a stone is considered from a variety of environmental and emotional perspectives, as it sits where it is, surrounded by grass, dirt, and water, an unchanging certainty in the world.
Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2019
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Summary: Follows Andy Goldsworthy's bohemian free spirit all over the world as he demonstrates and opens up about his creative process. From his long-winding rock walls and icicle sculptures to his interlocking leaf chains and multi-colored pools of flowers. Goldsworthy's painstakingly intricate masterpieces are made entirely of materials found in Mother Nature - who threatens and often succeeds in...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2004
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC RIV
Summary: Presents an illustrated look at the ways that human culture shapes, interacts with, and represents nature for artistic effect, examining gardens, labyrinths and mazes, outdoor art installations, and representations of nature in galleries.
Publisher / Publication Date: Prestel Pub 2011
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 704.943 STI
Summary: Examines how various artists depict different parts of nature in their work and describes some of the techniques used.
Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 1992
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 704.943 PEP
Summary: "Survival of the Beautiful is a revolutionary new examination of the role that art and culture play in nature and the evolutionary process. Taking his inspiration from Charles Darwin's observation that birds have a natural aesthetic sense, Rothenberg dives into the mysteries of why we create art, and why animals, humans included, have innate appreciation for beauty.Sexual selection may explain...
Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2011
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 Rothenberg
Summary: To Native Americans, nature and art are undeniably interwined. Creating a work of art - or even a tool or weapon - meant paying reverence to the cosmic forces of the Earth's spirit. With over 100 color photographs, In The Spirit Of Mother Earth shows how nature has influenced the exquisite handiwork of Native American people through the ages. Divided by region, this book looks back in time to...
Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 1994
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 730.089 SCH
Summary: Teaches children about the earth's diverse wild animals and how to recreate them as beautiful crafts using simple, inexpensive materials.
Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 1999