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   The Reclamation Project, a 2006 public environmental art installation by Xavier Cortada in Miami Beach, FL Xavier Cortada The Reforestation of The Reclamation Installation at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach, FL -- May 17, 2006


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the reclamation project:

the reforestation
May 23, 2006

 The Reclamation Project was launched at the opening of an installation by the same name exhibited at the Bass Museum of Art  from April 22nd, Earth Day, until May 17th, 2006. 
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The artist used the seedlings of the reclamation project installation at the Bass Museum of Art to reforest Bear Cut Nature Preserve in Key Biscayne, Florida
on May 23, 2006.  These seedlings had previously been used by the artist in installations for OMNIART during Art Basel 2004, Art Miami 2005, and Art Basel 2005.






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xavier cortada

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Xavier Cortada's work has been shown across four continents and is in the permanent collection of The World Bank. The Miami artist has been commissioned to create art for governmental (the White House, Florida Supreme Court, Miami City Hall) and cultural institutions (Miami Art Museum, Museum of Florida History).  Major collaborative art projects include International AIDS murals in Switzerland and South Africa, peace murals in Northern Ireland and Cyprus and child welfare murals in Bolivia and Panama.


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