Meaning, mapping and making of landscape.

Landscape has long been a source of inspiration. RA Forum invited art historian Malcolm Andrews, author of Measuring America Andro Linklater, artists Simon Callery and Hamish Fulton, film-maker Patrick Keiller and architect Farshid Moussavi to discuss the Meaning, Mapping and Making of Landscape.

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MALCOLM ANDREWS

Origins of the term 'landscape' seem to lie in northern Europe: the Dutch, Belgian, Germao terms, Lantschap, Lantskip. Landschaft respectively. Sometimes it was used to designate land in the immediate environs of a town or city, not just natural scenery. When eventually used in terms of art, it designates the area of a religious painting that forms