Framed by dark, loose dirt, like an open grave, Relatum--The Tomb, Homage to Andre Le Notre
juxtaposes man-made precision with the organic, a signature of both Lee's work and Le Notre's.
The largest and most widely used parks in both Great Britain and France first began as tracts of land privately owned by royal families where the public, if allowed to visit at all, was restricted to certain hours; in England, admission was further limited to those who were "respectfully dressed" In Ours, Cole Swensen (who lives in France when she's not teaching in Iowa City at the Writer's Workshop) takes the idea of French public gardens, namely those designed by Andre Le Notre
(the French "le notre" becomes the English "ours" of the title), and investigates the idea of their ownership.
Although not obvious at first, the water theme is present everywhere around the Jardin des Tuileries, designed by Andre Le Notre
, a landscape architect, in the 17th century.
Andre Le Notre
as the designer of the Tuileries exemplified this style shift.
BACK HOME: The statue of Linnaeus is replaced on its plinth, above, after arriving by lorry with the statue of Frenchman Andre Le Notre
, top left.
68 The garden at Vaux-le-Vicomte was created by Andre Le Notre
between 1656 and 1661.
DIGESTS A LITTLE CHAOS (12A) The director makes his mark in front of the camera as King Louis XIV, who has hired renowned landscape gardener Andre Le Notre
(Schoenaerts) to transform the grounds of Versailles into a fantasia"of exquisite and matchless beauty".
A LITTLE CHAOS (12A) DIRECTOR Alan Rickman makes his mark in front of the camera as King Louis XIV, who hires renowned landscape gardener Andre Le Notre
(Matthias Schoenaerts) to transform the grounds of Versailles into a fantasia "of exquisite and matchless beauty".
Set in the late 17th century, A Little Chaos tells the story of Sabine De Barra (Winslet), a free-spirited landscape gardener who's assigned by King Louis XIV's landscape artist Andre Le Notre
(Matthias Schoenaerts) to build one of the main gardens at the Palace of Versailles.
Calm amid |the chaos: Kate Winslet as Sabine De Barra and, inset, her love interest Andre Le Notre
Calm amid the chaos: Kate Winslet as |Sabine De Barra and, inset, her love interest Andre Le Notre
Contractor address : 531 rue Andre le Notre
, La fontaine aux roses