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Jackson, John Brinckerhoff 1909-1996

Works: 79 works in 235 publications in 5 languages and 9,519 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Periodicals  Exhibition catalogs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Educational films  Independent films  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, zxx, Photographer, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: GF91.U6, 709.04076
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Discovering the vernacular landscape by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sense of place, a sense of time by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J.B. Jackson, a pioneer in the field of landscape studies, here takes us on a tour of American landscapes past and present, showing how our surroundings reflect important changes in our culture. Because we live in urban and industrial environments that are constantly evolving, says Jackson, time and movement are increasingly important to us, place and permanence less so. We no longer gain a feeling of community from where we live or assemble but from common work hours, habits, and customs. Jackson examines the new vernacular landscape of trailers, parking lots, trucks, loading docks, and suburban garages, which all reflect this emphasis of motility and transience; he redefines roads as scenes of work and leisure and social intercourse - as places rather than as means of getting to places; he argues that pubic parks are now primarily for children, older people, and nature lovers, while more mobile or gregarious people seek recreation in shopping malls, in the street, and in sports arenas; he discusses the form and function of dwellings in New Mexico, from prehistoric Pueblo villages to mobile homes; and he criticizes the tendency of some environmentalists to venerate nature instead of interacting with it and learning to share it with others. Written with Jackson's customary lucidity and elegance, this book reveals his passion for vernacular culture, his insights into a style of life that blurs the boundaries between work and leisure, between middle and working classes, and between public and private spaces
The Interpretation of ordinary landscapes : geographical essays by J. B Jackson( Book )

7 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landscape in sight : looking at America by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During a long and distinguished career, John Brinckerhoff Jackson (1909-1996) brought about a new understanding and appreciation of the American landscape. Jackson founded Landscape Magazine in 1951, taught at Harvard University and the University of California at Berkeley, and wrote nearly two hundred essays and reviews. This appealing anthology of his most important writings on the American landscape, illustrated with his own sketches and photographs, brings together Jackson's most famous essays, significant but less well known writings, and articles that were originally published unsigned or under various pseudonyms. Jackson also completed a new essay for this volume, "Places for Fun and Games," a few months before his death."--Jacket
American space: the centennial years, 1865-1876 by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

8 editions published in 1972 in English and French and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The necessity for ruins, and other topics by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Figure majeure et originale des landscape studies anglo-saxonnes, Jackson (1911-1996), fut successivement touriste-reporter un Europe, romancier, cow-boy, officier de renseignement, ranchero, éditeur, et visiting professor dans quelques-unes des plus grandes universités américaines. Les nombreux essais qu'il a consacrés à la lecture des paysages occidentaux et a leurs mutations conjuguent une observation de première main avec une culture historique exceptionnelle et une grande indépendance d'esprit qui s'exprime dans une prose souple et maîtrisée. Dans la Nécessité des Ruines, l'un de ses recueils les plus aboutis, ce précurseur de l'enseignement du paysage livre une sorte de testament : de la balade considérée comme un des beaux-arts
Landscapes: selected writings of J.B. Jackson by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

10 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landscape( )

in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Essential landscape : the New Mexico Photographic Survey by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

7 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Deal : southern California photographs, 1976-86 by Joe Deal( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spectacular of vernacular( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spectacular of Vernacular addresses the role of vernacular forms in the work of 26 artists who utilize craft, folklore and roadside kitsch to explore the role of culturally specific iconography in the increasingly global world of art. Drawing inspiration from such sources as local architecture, amateur photographs and state fair banners, their work runs the spectrum from the sleek to the handcrafted. Inspired by Mike Kelley's observation that "the mass culture of today is the folk art of tomorrow," these artists embrace the totems and neon signs of roadside America. Thus, alongside the visibly handcrafted works of Matthew Day Jackson and Dario Robleto we find the dense and day-glo paintings of Lari Pittman, the glittering trophy heads of Marc Swanson and the urban relics of Rachel Harrison. These works and others suggest a long road trip through the emblems and eyesores of tourist destinations and outmoded hotels. The photography component includes work by William Eggleston, whose color-saturated images gravitate toward the tawdry palette of faded billboards and road signs. This fully-illustrated catalogue includes an essay by exhibition curator Darsie Alexander exploring artists' interest in the vernacular as a means to address aspects of folk ritual, amateur craft and sense of place in their work; a reprint of John Brinckerhoff Jackson's "Vernacular" from his seminal 1984 reader Discovering the Vernacular Landscape; and a reflection by artist and curator Andy Sturdevant on the evolution of roadside vernacular, and attendant histories of heartland America where it is so abundant. Also included is a reading list gathered from a cross section of art criticism and cultural studies
The southern landscape tradition in Texas by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Figure in a landscape : a conversation with J.B. Jackson by Jerome Witkin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On site in various locales J.B. Jackson explains his theories of human interaction with landscape and its result as urban and quasi-urban spaces
J.B. Jackson and the love of everyday places( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackson guides viewers on a tour of the world in which they live, inspiring them to find beauty and complexity in what is usually considered mundane
Terra incognita : the recent sculpture of Charles Fahlen by Charles Fahlen( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descubriendo el paisaje autóctono by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las raíces históricas y culturales de las grandes configuraciones paisajísticas de Europa y Norteamérica se reflejan en esta obra de Jackson, que define el paisaje como la encarnación de una cultura, de sus valores y de sus aspiraciones. Atraído por lo cotidiano, lo utilitario, lo vernáculo en el sentido autóctono y propio, a Jackson le fascina el paisaje diario, el vinculado a la supervivencia cotidiana y a la movilidad propia de una sociedad como la norteamericana
Land and environmental art by Jeffrey Kastner( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text fully documents the 1960s Land Art movement as well as surveying later examples of the environmental art to the present day. It includes photographs, sketches & project notes
Landscape in sight : J.B. Jackson's America by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Habiter l'Ouest by John Brinckerhoff Jackson( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Désormais reconnu en France comme une figure de premier plan chez les géographes, les photographes et les paysagistes, John Brinckerhoff Jackson est l'auteur d'une œuvre riche qui reste à explorer. Inédit aux États-Unis, Habiter l'Ouest provient de la découverte dans les archives, par le chercheur français Jordi Ballesta, d'un tapuscrit oublié. Au croisement de la géographie et de la littérature, Habiter l'Ouest constitue le récit le plus abouti de Jackson, et son seul livre conçu avec un photographe – alors même qu'il a influencé une grande partie de la photographie américaine. Au milieu des années 1980, John Brinckerhoff Jackson entame une collaboration de plusieurs années avec le photographe Peter Brown, en vue de décrire et de raconter le paysage de l'Ouest américain, dans les Hautes Plaines. Ils parcourent le Texas, le Nouveau Mexique, photographiant, discutant avec les habitants. Chemins, routes, maisons, fil barbelé, gares, horloges, fuseaux horaires, camions, voitures, autoroutes, strip… Une histoire de l'Ouest instable et fragile prend forme sous nos yeux. Réfractaire au romantisme de la nature sauvage, Jackson raconte et analyse nos relations aux lieux que nous habitons. Ces relations intimes et brutales qui taillent, dans le tout immense d'un monde hostile, des portions habitables de temps et d'espace. Jackson offre ici une généalogie de notre monde urbain et périurbain. Au miroir de cette Amérique des Hautes Plaines, Habiter l'Ouest nous apprend à lire le paysage ordinaire, à explorer l'espace réel, vécu, où nos vies prennent place."--Site web de l'éditeur
Urban circumstances by J. B Jackson( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on vernacular landscace in the U.S
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Discovering the vernacular landscape
A sense of place, a sense of timeThe Interpretation of ordinary landscapes : geographical essaysLandscape in sight : looking at AmericaThe necessity for ruins, and other topicsLandscapes: selected writings of J.B. JacksonThe spectacular of vernacularLand and environmental artLandscape in sight : J.B. Jackson's America
Alternative Names
Brinckerhoff Jackson, John

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J. B. Jackson schrijver uit Verenigde Staten van Amerika


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John Brinckerhoff Jackson géographe, professeur et historien du paysage américain

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杰克逊, 约翰・布林克霍夫, 1909-1996

English (153)

French (19)

Spanish (7)

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