Roberto Burle Marx

Roberto Burle Marx was a world famous Brazilian landscape architect, as well as a painterprint makerecologistnaturalistartist and musician

In a recent New York Times article, Lauro Cavalcanti, the curator of an exhibition devoted to the work of Roberto Burle Marx, notes that :
“Burle Marx created tropical landscaping as we know it today, but in doing so he also did something even greater … By organizing native plants in accordance with the aesthetic principles of the artistic vanguard, especially Cubism and abstractionism, he created a new and modern grammar for international landscape design.”

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