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Despostions byCATHERINE SEAVITT NORDENSON

Depositions

Roberto Burle Marx and Public Landscapes under Dictatorship

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson

Roberto Burle Marx (1909–1994) is internationally known as one of the preeminent modernist landscape architects. He designed renowned public landscapes in Brazil, beginning with small plazas in Recife in the 1930s and culminating with large public parks in the early 1960s, most significantly the Parque do Flamengo in Rio de Janeiro. Depositions explores a pivotal moment in