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Living Art: At NYBG’s Roberto Burle Marx Exhibit

Vibrant abstract painting by Roberto Burle Marx

Immerse yourself in lush gardens and vibrant art, at the New York Botantical Garden – in its largest exhibit to date!

Beginning tomorrow (Saturday, June 8th) the Garden presents: “Brazilian Modern:
The Living Art of Roberto Burle Marx”.

It’s the first exhibit “to bring Burle Marx’s horticultural visions to life in an immersive way“.

Take in the Opening Weekend Celebration this weekend (Saturday and Sunday from 10AM to 6PM).

Burle Marx’s vibrant art is also on display:

“See Burle Marx’s paintings, drawings, and textiles, inspired by the culture and nature of Brazil, and how his artistic process helped him define the forms and shapes of his gardens.”

Untitled by Roberto Burle Marx, 1970. Signed and dated “R.BURLE/MARX 1970” at lower right. Acrylic on canvas, 51 by 63 inches. New York Botanical Garden.

Untitled by Roberto Burle Marx, 1970. Acrylic on canvas, 51 by 63 inches. New York Botanical Garden.

This living exhibit further invites you to experience Brazil’s lively music and dance.

Burle Marx’s:

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.”