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Photograph by Luiz Knud Correia de Araújo, Archive of Luiz Antonio Correia de Araújo

Roberto Burle Marx (1909–94) was a force of nature in Brazil—through his bold landscapes, vibrant art, and passionate commitment to plant conservation. His powerful modernist vision produced thousands of gardens and landscapes, including the famous curving mosaic walkways at Copacabana Beach in Rio and the beautiful rooftop garden at Banco Safra in São Paulo. Feel his artistic energy and love of plants during our Garden-wide exhibition of lush gardens; paintings, drawings, and textiles; and the sights and sounds of Brazil that inspired his life and work.

Brazilian Modern: The Living Art of Roberto Burle Marx is on view at the New York Botanical Gardens (2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458) until September 29, 2019.

For more information, visit www.nybg.org/the-living-art-of-roberto-burle-marx.

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