Lecture by Robert Irwin, given at Florida International University, September 18, 1987


Robert Irwin

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Robert Irwin talks about the art and public places program.

Introduction by Dahlia Morgan.

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Robert Irwin is an American installation artist. Irwin was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in 1984, making him the first artist to receive the five-year fellowship, which lasted until 1989. He has also been the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship (1976), the Chaloner award, the James D. Phelan award (1954), and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation medal in architecture awarded by the University of Virginia School of Architecture (2009). He holds Honorary Doctorates from the San Francisco Art Institute (1979) and the Otis College of Art and Design (1992). Irwin was elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2007. That same year he had a residency at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.

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Steven and Dorothea Green Critics' Lecture Series



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