Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian ModernistOver a 60-year career, he designed more than 2, 000 gardens worldwide, the most famous of which are those he created in collaboration with the architect Oscar Niemeyer for Brasília. The enduring influence of burle marx’s work is also explored through interviews with seven contemporary artists: Juan Araujo, Paloma Bosquê, Nick Mauss, Luisa Lambri, Arto Lindsay, Dominique González-Foerster, and Beatriz Milhazes.
An avid horticulturalist, he was among the first to denounce deforestation in the Amazon region; he also discovered over thirty species of Brazilian flora, which bear his name. This beautifully illustrated and groundbreaking publication covers the full range of Burle Marx’s artistic output, gallery, as well as his remarkable home, workshop, an abandoned estate that he transformed into his office, and living space.
Jewish Museum New York. These artists exemplify the extent to which his work continues to be a source of inspiration. An unprecedented look at the wide-ranging artistic work of one of the 20th century’s most significant landscape architects The modernist parks and gardens of Brazilian landscape architect and garden designer Roberto Burle Marx 1909–1994 earned him awards, widespread acclaim, and international fame.
. Although he is best known for his landscape work, tile mosaics, jewelry, sculpture, drawings, Burle Marx was a prolific artist in a variety of media, textile design, theater costumes, and his larger body of work—which includes paintings, and more—is critical to understanding his importance as a modernist.
Roberto Burle Marx: The Lyrical LandscapeAn extensive reference section includes an exhaustive chronology and bibliography. This book is the first major publication in a decade. One of the most influential landscape and garden designers of the twentieth century, Roberto Burle Marx 1909–1993 has inspired generations of gardens around the world.
At a time when landscape design is more lively and influential than ever, this tribute to an acknowledged master of modern design is destined to inspire gardens and landscape design for years to come. The core of the book is twenty-six projects, planting schemes, presented through plans--some redrawn from Marx's now vanished or ruined originals--specially commissioned photographs, and some of Burle Marx's own paintings.
Jewish Museum New York. His later commissions included numerous parks, private institutions, and his own residence, the magical El Jardin de las Maravillas--The Garden of Wonders. Drawing on his masterly knowledge of brazil's rich tropical plants, his fine-art training, and his love of music and sculpture, he began with private landscape commissions before his work caught the eye of architects Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer.
Born in såo paulo, brazil, the son of german emigrants, Burle Marx studied painting in Rio de Janeiro, an aspect of his work that persisted throughout his career. With them, burle marx created some of his most memorable works in Brasilia and elsewhere around Brazil. His sweeping forms and painterly approach to planting were revolutionary when they first came to public attention in the 1930s, and many contemporary designs today owe his vision a great debt.
Before his death, the author worked closely with Burle Marx during the writing of this book, ideas, and gained unique insight into the life, and work that are outlined in the introduction.
Roberto Burle Marx: The unnatural art of the gardenThe nearly 90 illustrations include original plans for many projects as well as stunning photographs of the finished works. Published to accompany an exhibition at the museum of modern art, mirý, and picasso, this book recognizes Brazilian landscape architect Robert Burle Marx's affinity for the sensibilities of such 20th-century artists as Calder, Lýger, New York, and his unique ability to apply their vocabularies in eloquent compositions of earth and plant.
Painting a vivid portrait of the artist, and rino levi, his close collaborative relationships with such architects as Le Corbusier, Oscar Niemeyer, Lucio Costa, author William Howard Adams describes the evolution of Burle Marx's art, and his long-standing efforts to save the Brazilian rain forest. Jewish Museum New York.
The Colors of Nature: Subtropical Gardens by Raymond JunglesHis modern vocabulary is on display in beautiful color photographs that document each landscape in both panoramic views and intimate details. Jungles's own descriptions of each garden address the process of making the landscape as well as the design elements that tie each composition to common experiences of nature.
He is known for modernist groupings of geometric shapes, which highlight the natural aspects of plantings, water features, and native stone. His use of plants, drawn largely from those indigenous to subtropical regions, emphasizes their dramatic sculptural forms. Jewish Museum New York. In exquisite gardens inspired by the lush native plants of his adopted home of Miami, landscape artist/architect Raymond Jungles uses nature as a means of self-expression.
. From a rooftop garden 34 stories in the air to a natural setting of ponds and islands surrounding a 1920s residence to an informal green space in the Pearl Islands of Panama, Jungles constructs vibrant spaces that complement the natural environment. Jungles's original and inviting green spaces, the master landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx, like those of his mentor, bring the comfort and beauty of nature into built settings.
This monograph on the work of Raymond Jungles features more than 20 residential projects.
Prouvé ArchitectAn in-depth study of jean prouvé's prefabricated houses and their influence, accompanying a major exhibition at LUMA, Arles. Prouvé has been a major influence on me and a pioneer in linking the process of construction to the language of modern architecture. Richard rogersthis fascinating book, which accompanies a major retrospective at the LUMA Foundation in Arles, focuses on twelve prefabricated houses designed by Prouvé, each of which has been specially rebuilt for the exhibition.
Jewish Museum New York. Among his broad output, exhibition structures to shelving, which ranges from lighting to furniture, his modular buildings are particularly intriguing. Among his achievements, he is revered for using technology previously limited to industrial manufacturing within his elegant architecture.
Originally trained as a metal worker, Jean Prouvé regarded himself as an engineer and constructor rather than a designer or architect. Essays setting his work in context are accompanied by archival and contemporary images, drawings, and handwritten notes, together with a portfolio of images of the twelve houses as installed in Arles.
Jean prouvé was a french metal worker, and designer, self-taught architect, now regarded as one of the most influential designers of the early modernist movement.
BreuerThe most comprehensive book on architect and designer marcel breuer 1902-1981the most comprehensive book on architect and designer Marcel Breuer 1902-1981, looking in detail at all the houses, and public buildings he designed In Europe and the United States–from his beginning at the Bauhaus through his collaboration with Walter Gropius, furniture, and the establishment of his own practice in the USA.
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