quarta-feira, 20 de maio de 2015


photo@Sergio Calais

private home 1968-1990
fundation from 1992

"For César Manrique, nature was the fundamental reference of his work and his existence and to the end of his days he managed to maintain a profound commitment with the defence of the natural environment and, in concrete, of his native island, Lanzarote...Read more

Built in 1968 on top of a volcanic trail from a volcanic eruption that occurred in 1730-36. It uses, in the lower level, the natural formation of five volcanic bubbles to make an unusual and exemplary living space within a natural space..."

Cactus Garden
César Manrique in front of outside wall
" Before anything, I consider myself a painter.. "

César Manrique working & living 
"The César Manrique Foundation is located in the studio-home that the artist lived in, situated in Taro de Tahiche (Lanzarote). It is probably the work that best represents Manrique's artistic and personal ideals.."

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