Burle Marx – Patterns – The African Connection

Undulating black and white stripes-geometry patterns – Africa – Tanzania – Zanzibar – Stone Town – UNESCO heritage –  Fashion – Rio de Janeiro – Copacabana – Streetscaping – Landscaping

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– Zanzibar Fashion 1900

– more Zanzibar Fashion 1900

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Zanzibar Fashion  1900 ca. – Images: screenshots from THWC-Collections

 

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“Roberto Burle Marx, 1909 – 1994, was, from the 1950’s on, responsible for laying out most of Rio de Janeiro’s coastel parks, gardens and promenades. Created largely on reclaimed land, these provide a “cordon sanitaire” between the city and the spectacular beaches”.

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Rio de Janeiro – Copacabana – Avenida Atlântica

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Avenida Atlântica – stone wave pattern     image: egardens.blogspot.com

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Flamengo – Museum of Modern Art     image: egardens.blogspot.com

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Flamengo – wave pattern, stone     image: egardens.blogspot.com

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Flamengo – Park     image: egardens.blogspot.com

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Playing with Bananas

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serialized ‘Banana Pattern’

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‘Banana Pattern’

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arranged Bananas

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single Bananas

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