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Events June 2016


Roberto Burle Marx’s Spiritual Modernism

June 24, 2016

Explore the religious and spiritual inspirations behind revolutionary Modernist landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx’s work. The son of a Brazilian Catholic and a German Jew, Burle Marx drew on influences from both religions and also referenced indigenous Brazilian traditions and the unique natural surroundings of Brazil’s rainforests his work. This talk is complements the Jewish Museum’s current exhibition Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist, which covers the artist’s wide-ranging oeuvre (through September 18).

Friday June 24, 2:00 – 3:00 pm; program will be repeated September 9
The Jewish Museum
Details HERE 

Roberto Burle Marx tending flowers at his home. ©Burle Marx Landscape Design Studio, Rio de Janeiro. Reproduced with permission. All rights reserved.


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