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The Splendor and Purpose of Persian Design

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Garden in Sevilla. Photo: Cristi Walden

[sidebar]Gift of Paradise

May 10, 2013
10 am – 2:30 pm

The Ebell of Los Angeles

743 South Lucerne Blvd.
Los Angeles, California

 

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From recorded history’s earliest cultivated landscapes to contemporary California, Persian design has made a mark on the garden. Trace the evolution of Paradise and discover a 21st century application for ancient practices and aesthetics at Gift of Paradise: The Splendor and Purpose of Persian Design, a Garden Conservancy event co-sponsored by Pacific Horticulture.

Public square in the heart of the ancient city of Samarkind, Uzbekistan. Photo: Cristi Walden
Enjoy a day of lectures, lunch and book signings
Patrick Hunt - “Tracing the Persian Garden in Other Cultures”

Christy Edstrom O’Hara - “Persia to Spain to California: Lessons in Garden Design”

Walter Denny - “Chahar Bagh: The Persian Formal Garden and Its Refection in Islamic Carpets, Textiles, and Arts of the Book”

Cristi Walden - “Tales of Ara...

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