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Bierstadt called this work Garden of the Gods, electing to show us the majesty of the garden that is the wilderness unchecked in this case, a portion of the Yosemite Valley. Sydney Eddison, a writer for Horticulture Magazine stated, "Gardens are a form of autobiography. How we approach them, and even more, how we define them, says a great deal about who we are and what we believe in." Bierstadt's works derived from transcendentalist philosophy the idea that the divine is incarnate within the natural world around us. So while our own gardens, however lovely, remain small and imperfect,...
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