Miami’s Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Presents Exhibition of Renowned Franch Artists


MIAMI, FL.- Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden presents the U.S.’s largest outdoor exhibition of works by French sculptors Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne as part of its renowned, annual visual art program this year. The exhibition, Les Lalanne at Fairchild, features more than thirty sculptures, including works never before publicly exhibited in the U.S.,and one multi-piece work comprised of more than a dozen individual sculptures, installed throughout the Garden’s 83-acres of lush, tropical landscape designed by William Lyman Phillips, a key member of Central Park’s Frederick Law Olmstead architectural group for many years before moving to South Florida where he became a leading independent tropical landscape architect. The show opens Tuesday, November 30, 2010 to coincide with Art Basel Miami Beach. Drawing surrealist imagery from flora and fauna, the Lalannes’ sculptures create an extraordinary