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"This series of four talks, organised by the Historic Gardens Foundation in partnership with The Gardens Trust, explores international examples of Unforgettable Gardens, seen through the eyes of their owners, managers, creators and restorers...
Week 3. 19 October: Victoria Ocampo and her Sibling Gardens: Testimonials of 20th Century Culture (Beccar and Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina) with Sonia Berjman
Victoria Ocampo (1890-1979) was an outstanding patron of the arts, cultural manager, writer, editor, feminist avant la lettre, but also a garden lover. Her family belonged to the most traditional Argentinean upper social class and, during the 1930s, she inherited two properties located in the Buenos Aires Province: both had splendid gardens designed by her father. She maintained and renewed them for the rest of her life. These gardens welcomed the most prestigious writers, musicians, philosophers, intellectuals and cultural characters from all over the world and hosted their talks, ideas and projects. Victoria donated both properties – including the gardens, of course - to UNESCO; today one of them belongs to the Mar del Plata City Government. Both are historical landmarks..."
HOSTED BY THE GARDENS TRUST
Tickets: £5 (concessions may apply)
Speakers: Sonia Berjman
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND CREDITS
The Gardens Trust