The New York Botanical Garden Opens Show on Roberto Burle Marx

Jane Levere   /  Fuente:  Metropolis

Featuring landscapes by Raymond Jungles, Brazilian Modern: The Living Art of Roberto Burle Marx is the NYBG’s largest botanical exhibition ever. On display through September 29, the exhibition, which features lush gardens, is also the first to combine a horticultural tribute to Burle Marx’s design work with a gallery of his paintings, drawings, and textiles, all of which reveal the connections between his artistic practice and commitment to environmental conservation. It is the garden’s largest botanical exhibition ever, in terms of scope, plantings, and square footage.

Burle Marx (1909–94) was a principal figure in the Modernist art and landscape architecture movement in Latin America during the second half of the 20th century...[+]

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