Exhibition: 'Child of the Sun' Frank Lloyd Wright's Florida Southern College Photography by Robin Hill Print
Monday, 28 September 2009 15:41

Where: University of Miami School of Architecture Building 1223 Dickinson Dr Coral Gables, FL 33146-2501 (305) 284-3438
When: Wednesday September 30th at 6pm

Image above: Frank Lloyd Wright’s planetarium at Florida Southern College

Florida Southern College, a remarkable ensemble of buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright, is the subject of Child of the Sun: Florida Southern College, an exhibition of stunning photographs by Robin Hill. The buildings at Florida Southern are the largest integrated collection of Wright structures in the world and were built between 1938 and 1959. They were placed on the 2008 World Monuments.

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Watch, a list of 100 endangered sites, due to significant deterioration. The restoration of the dramatic Water Dome was completed in 2007 and several other projects are currently underway.

The photographs in this exhibition are kindly sponsored by the World Monuments Fund. The photographer, Robin Hill, is a native of England and based in Miami, Florida. Since 1987, he has photographed more than 250 magazine covers, and his work has appeared in leading art, design and architecture magazines and museums.

His Florida Southern series was included in the Guggenheim Museum’s recent show Frank Lloyd Wright: From Within Outward. The series will also be included in the upcoming exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao from October 23 through February 14.

Exhibition Details:
Monday, September 21 through Sunday, October 11. Open to the public Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the University of Miami School of Architecture Jorge M. Perez

Architecture Center Irvin Korach Gallery, 1215 Dickinson Drive, University’s Coral Gables Campus.

Robin Hill

School of Architecture Faculty Jean-François Lejeune and Jacob Brillhart

Wednesday, September 30 - Lecture by photographer Robin Hill at 6 p.m. in the Perez Center Glasgow Hall, followed by a reception in the Irvin Korach Gallery

Saturday, October 10, 12 to 4 p.m.

DOCOMOMO-US National Day in Miami will be held in the Irvin Korach Gallery. Program
and lectures to be announced.

All of these events are free and open to the public. For more information and directions,
please visit www.arc.miami.edu.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2009 10:00