Roberto Burle Marx: Abbade cites the Brazilian landscape architect — who became famous for organizing plants in accordance with aesthetic movements like Cubism, and for designing the undulating sidewalks at Rio’s Copacabana — as a major influence. “He was actually quite a Renaissance man. He was a tapestry designer, painter, sculptor, tile glazer, chef, singer, and jewelry and set designer as well.”
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Roberto Burle Marx: Abbade cites the Brazilian landscape architect — who became famous for organizing plants in accordance with aesthetic movements like Cubism, and for designing the undulating sidewalks at Rio’s Copacabana — as a major influence. “He was actually quite a Renaissance man. He was a tapestry designer, painter, sculptor, tile glazer, chef, singer, and jewelry and set designer as well.”