Photo: Maria Moyer

Monday, May 12, 2014

Tropic: BIG Ideas in Copenhagen

Hilary Lewis with US Ambassador to Denmark, J. Rufus Gifford, BIG's Bjarke Ingels and the Danish American Business Forum's Einar Dyrhauge after the BIG Ideas presentation on May 2, 2014, held at the ambassador's residence in Copenhagen. Tropic, along with the US Embassy, sponsored the presentation and discussion that examined the ways in which Danish design and innovation are reaching US markets with an eye towards the sustainability and environmental sensitivity in such projects.

Lewis moderated the discussion between Bjarke Ingels and Einar Dyrhauge. John O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief of Tropic, curated the accompanying exhibition of BIG's latest projects, highlighting those with a green focus. The event's invited guests, which included prominent Danish figures in business, design, technology and science, had access to the exquisite grounds of the residence while taking in a sampling of the latest design brilliance from Denmark.
[photo: courtesy of US Embassy in Copenhagen.]

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Tropic: April issue now available

April 2014

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

You Cannot Not Know History

Photo credit: Greg Gorman Photography. All rights reserved.

On March 18 at 5PM,  Lewis addressed students and faculty at Florida Atlantic University's Metrolab in Fort Lauderdale on the role of history in the work of Philip Johnson.

Saturday, March 01, 2014

Tropic March issue now available

March 2014

To read the full issue click here.
Check out this and all other issues at Tropic.

Mod Weekend 2014

Tropic hosts Mod Weekend 2014 for its 2nd edition: March 13-16 in sunny Fort Lauderdale. Please join us then! For more info please visit Mod Weekend 2014.

Friday, October 04, 2013

The Miami Herald reviews Glass House exhibition at Coral Gables Museum

Photo: Robin Hill Photography. All rights reserved.

Robin Hill's beautiful images of Philip Johnson's Glass House were showcased in a show at the Coral Gables Museum. Lewis curated. Exhibition featured a small-scale replica of the Glass House.

A panel discussion that included Hill, Lewis and Terence Riley presented ideas about Johnson's renowned property and its legacy and took place on October 3, 2013.

Coral Gables Museum exhibits brings the outdoors inside - Visual Arts - MiamiHerald.com

Friday, May 10, 2013

Hilary Lewis and Robert A.M. Stern at the Sheldon Museum of Art

On May 10, Hilary Lewis spoke with Robert A.M. Stern on his long history with Philip Johnson. The location was the Sheldon Museum of Art, at the University of Nebraska--Lincoln, designed by Johnson in 1963 and now in its 50th year. Event was complemented by a morning appearance by Lewis and Stern on Friday Live Arts Magazine, on NET, the local NPR affiliate station in Lincoln. For more info see the webistes of RAMSA or Sheldon Museum of Art.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Conversations in Context at the Glass House

Lewis discussing the Glass House in context, May 2011.

Hilary Lewis hosted the initial Conversation in Context at the Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut in May 2011. The series brings a wide roster of experts on architecture, art, design and other creative fields to the Glass House to speak about their interpretation of the property.

Read coverage in the Architect's Newspaper.