Corinne Julius

Letter from America revisited

November 17, 2010

‘We might say something is ‘crap’ to a friend who understands our reference points, but it isn’t an adequate critical comment. You have to define your parameters for critical discussion, not doing so limits potential response. It becomes yes it is/no it is isn’t…..’

Maggie Centre Garden, Charing Cross by Dan Pearson reviewed by Bridget Rosewell

February 1, 2009

Bridget Rosewell reviews Dan Pearson’s garden at The Maggie Centre, Charing Cross, London.
“Some rather dispirited perennial clumps do their best to break up the mulch and are backed by the now ubiquitous groups of multi-stemmed small trees.”

Putting Gardens Back on the Cultural Map

September 26, 2007

thinkinGardens Symposium.
Report by Stephen Anderton.
“Gardens should be evaluated by all as an multidimensional dynamic art form, but no one should fear being judged because of that. A romantic vision and an intellectual approach are not mutually exclusive….”

In the Name of Art

June 9, 2007

Corinne Julius’ Viewpoint piece for The Garden.
“The preoccupation of many gardeners with plants above all else alienates many artistic observers. It revives the rather outdated arts debate about ‘physical craft’ and ‘intellectual art’, reinforcing the view that gardening is about doing, not thinking…”