Symposium: Roberto Burle Marx—A Total Work of Art

Friday, June 7, 2019

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Multidisciplinary experts explore the breadth and genre-spanning creativity of the Brazilian modernist master, celebrating Burle Marx’s work as an innovative artist, landscape architect, and conservationist.

Edward J. Sullivan, Ph.D., Exhibition Curator;
Professor of the History of Art and Deputy Director, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

The Legacy of Roberto Burle Marx in the USA
Raymond Jungles, FASLA
Founder and Principal of Raymond Jungles, Inc.

Forest Politics: Positioning the Amazon
Catherine Seavitt Nordenson, ASLA, AIA
Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at CUNY’s City College; Principal, Catherine Seavitt Studio

The Ongoing Legacy of Roberto Burle Marx in Brazil
Isabela Ono
Executive Director, Burle Marx Institute, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Presented by the Humanities Institute