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Roberto Burle Marx

 (1909 - 1994)
Roberto Burle Marx was active/lived in Brazil.  Roberto Marx is known for painting.

Roberto Burle Marx

From Sao Paolo, born as the son of a Brazilian mother and a German father, Robert Burle Marx moved to Berlin in 1928.  In the Berlin-Dahlem Botanical Garden, he became acquainted with the exotic fauna of South America from a new angle and developed a lively interest in the charm and diversity of vegetation of his Brazilian home where European plants were en vogue.

In autumn 1929 he returned to Rio de Janeiro to pursue studies at the art academy there.  But the love of the plants would not let him go, and so in 1932 he was commissioned in Rio to design a garden for the Schwarz family, together with the architects Gregory Warchavchic and Lucio Costa, the pioneers of Classical Modernist  ...  Displaying 750 of 2638 characters.

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About  Roberto Burle Marx

Born:  1909
Died:   1994
Known for:  painting