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Xavier Cortada, "500," 500 hand-glazed porcelain sculptures, dimensions variable (2013)

At the entrance of the garden, visitors will also see Cortada's "500" installation referencing Florida's history and its connection with Havana over five centuries:  Juan Ponce de Leon died in Habana in 1521, after being injured in the leg on the west coast of Florida by the spear of a Calusa warrior.

lease click here here to see images of the 500 wildflower sculptures as they were originally installed at the work's inaugural exhibit in 2013 at the Biscayne Nature Center, in Key Biscayne)

FIU College of Architecture + The Arts

Xavier Cortada
Florida International University
College of Architecture + The Arts
420 Lincoln Road, Suite 430
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Xavier Cortada's participatory art practice is based at Florida International University.


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