BRAZILIAN MODERN: THE LIVING ART OF ROBERTO BURLE MARX.; With contributions by Raymond Jungles, Douglas C. Daly, Catherine Seavitt Nordenson, Antonio Sergio Bessa, Luisa Valle

New York: New York Botanical Garden, 2019. b/w and color plates, ports., facs., maps, tbls., plans, cat., bibliograhical references (pages 126-127), color pict. wrps. Item #112811
ISBN: 9780893279561

Published on the occasion of the exhibition held Jun 8, 2019 – Sep 29, 2019 at the New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY. NYBG’s biggest exhibition ever, comprising paintings, prints, drawings, textiles, jewelry and other art forms while allowing the visitors to walk through the gardens inspired in the modernist artist, landscape architect, and plant conservationist Roberto Burle Marx's (Brazil 1909-1994) designs. The exhibition is a large-scale horticultural tribute that explores the Brazilian modernist and his contributions to plant discovery, conservation, and garden design. CONTENTS: Foreword / Carrie Rebora Barrett -- Acknowledgements -- Roberto Burle Marx : A total work of art / Edward J. Sullivan -- The legacy of Burle Marx in the U.S. : A conversation with Raymond Jungles / Edward J. Sullivan -- Roberto Burle Marx and Brazilian plant diversity / Douglas C. Daly -- Forest politics : Positioning the Amazon / Catherine Seavitt Nordenson -- Wild reason : Burle Marx and Brazil's constructive consciousness / Antonio Sergio Bessa -- Roberto Burle Marx and the synthesis of the arts : Local, global, modern / Luisa Valle -- Art gallery checklist -- Burle Marx plant list -- Chronology -- Further reading.

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