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DRAWING IN MCHARG?S FOOTSTEPS



Stave sections of trees native to Scotland, from a Scottish Gaelic alphabet. Image courtesy Laurel McSherry.
The Design with Nature Now conference at the University of Pennsylvania will celebrate the life and work of the pioneering landscape architect Ian McHarg this month with a slate of exhibitions and conference events held at the design school.
Among them will be an exhibition of works by the landscape architect and artist Laurel McSherry titled Laurel McSherry: A Book of Days that twins the valleys that defined Ian McHarg?s life?the River Clyde in his native Scotland and the Delaware in Philadelphia?and incorporates McSherry?s own meditative explorations of Glasgow through video, etchings, and sculpture. In this interview conducted by Lynn Marsden-Atlass, the executive director of the Arthur Ross Gallery, McSherry weaves a site-specific installation that encourages people to reconsider the prosaic landscapes that surround them. Design with Nature Now takes place June 21?22, 2019, at the University of Pennsylvania. Laurel McSherry: A Book of Days will be on view from June 21 through September 15.
Lynn Marsden-Atlass: This multimedia exhibition presents a body of work that you produced during your 2018 Fulbright Fellowship at the Glasgow School of Art from January to July 2018.
Laurel McSherry: The starting point for A Book of Days was my mother?s diaries. Her name was Marilyn Tarnopolsky, and she grew up in New York City in the 1920s and 1930s. After she passed in 2014,...
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