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History Miami Museum

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101 West Flagler St
Miami, FL 33131 United States
305-375-1492 https://www.historymiami.org/

April 2019

A PECULIAR PARADISE: PHOTOGRAPHS OF FLORIDA IN 1981

April 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
History Miami Museum, 101 West Flagler St
Miami, FL 33131 United States
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On assignment for National Geographic, Nathan Benn photographed across the State of Florida at the dawn of the 1980s a time made famous by Miami’s narcotics-related crime wave and influx of newcomers from the Caribbean. After nearly 40 years, Benn has revisited his Florida archives. A Peculiar Paradise exhibits nearly 100 photographs, as well as artifacts related to his 20-year career at National Geographic. His pictures feature, among other topics, Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood, extreme affluence, nightlife, immigration, work cultures,…

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