César Manrique (1919 – 1992) was primarily an artist and architect born in Lanzarote, Spain. His work encompasses painting, sculpture, ecology, urban planning, and landscape and garden design. What becomes clear looking at the artist’s work, is his excitement at engaging with the natural world. Manrique received recognition both locally and internationally including the World Prize for Ecology and Tourism of Berlin; the Gold Medal of Fine Arts from the Canarian government; the Goslarer Mönchehaus-Preises for Art and Ecology given by the city of Gosler; the Fritz Schumacher Prize from the University of Hanover, Germany; the Grand Cross of Civil Merit and the Netherland Laureate Van D’Abeod in Holland.

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