Tag Archives: Jack Lenor Larsen

LongHouse Redux

ONCE A SEASON at LongHouse Reserve, the 16-acre ornamental and sculpture garden in East Hampton, N.Y., masterminded by textile designer/scholar/collector Jack Lenor Larsen, is not enough. (That’s Larsen’s Shinto temple-inspired house, above). I visited LongHouse for the first time last … Continue reading

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Art + Nature = LongHouse Bliss

THE OLDER I GET, the wiser I get — and the more I realize how foolish I was before. Until last weekend, for example, I thought sculpture in gardens was unnecessary — that horticultural beauty trumped man-made art every time. … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Great Gardens of America

A NEW BRITISH VIEW OF AMERICAN GARDENS, Great Gardens of America (Frances Lincoln, $50), takes off from the intriguing notion that there is such a thing as a uniquely American garden style. The American garden “celebrates the natural landscape by … Continue reading

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