Mark Dion: Travels of William Bartram Reconsidered

Mark Dion, Julie Courtney, 2010
Hardcover

Publisher: Temple University Press, Philadelphia

ISBN: 9780615257488

Dimensions: 8.5 x 12 in

Pages: 112 pages

Combining humour and seriousness, this picture-filled book beautifully documents an artistic collaboration across more than two centuries. Mark Dion's travel diary and reproductions of letters and texts about the Bartram's Garden and its people make this book a treasure trove of exploration. Essays by the organizing art curator and an art critic; the first history of Bartram’s Garden published in 50 years, by its Resident Bartram Scholar; and excerpts from Mark Dion’s travel diary and reproductions of letters and texts about the project and its people make this book a treasure trove of exploration that encompasses different times, spaces, and ideas of natural history and art.