Evocations of Nature: The Amstelveen Heem Parks

The Skilful Evocation of Nature The skilful evocation of nature is, depending on your point of view, either the highest expression of the art of garden and landscape making, or an uncreative sentimental pursuit that requires very little imagination.  Of course, as you might expect, I sign up to the first way of seeing the world.   For me the key word here is ‘evocation’: putting together elements in such a way that it provokes an intense emotional response in people that speaks to the freedom and liberation of being in beautiful natural environments.  This definitely isn’t about copying...

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