“’Before the sun is set ...’: Imagining Granada between light and lines,” an exhibition of works on paper by architect Jose Vazquez representing the architecture, landscape and city of historic Granada, Spain, begins Monday, March 4, at 5:30 p.m. in Temple Hoyne Buell Hall, 611 E. Lorado Taft Drive in Champaign.
The event begins with a lecture by D. Fairchild Ruggles, a professor of architecture and landscape architecture at Illinois, and Vazquez, a professor of architecture at Miami Dade College, in the Plym Auditorium, followed by the exhibition opening and reception in the Temple Hoyne Buell Architecture Gallery.
Vazquez spent the summers of 2015 and 2018 in Granada, wandering its medieval streets and capturing impressions of a place that seemed to exist in two moments in time: the elusive 13th-14th-century period of the Muslim sultans and the present city. The resulting images are less representations of an objective reality than evocations of a subjective experience.
The exhibition ends March 16.