When Miami Art Museum opens as Perez Art Museum Miami in its new Herzog & deMeuron-designed headquarters on Biscayne Bay, it will showcase exhibitions designed to speak to a Miami audience. Some have been displayed elsewhere; others are works being commissioned specifically for the new museum. All reflect South Floridas international attitude. Heres a rundown on the first years schedule of shows.
Works by Haitian-born, Miami-based artist Eduoard Duval-Carrié will be shown in PAMM's Focus Gallery.
Works by Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei, left, will inaugurate the Special Exhibition Galleries at the new museum. New works will be added to others such as 'Colored Vases,' 'Map of China,' 'He Xie' and 'Ai Weiwei: Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn,' left, previously shown in Washington, D.C., as part of the exhibition 'Ai Weiwei: According to What?'
For PAMM's opening, Scottish artist Hew Locke will create a new arrangment of "For Those in Peril on the Sea,'' featuring dozens of replicas of ships. It wlll be shown in PAMM's Project Gallery through May 25, 2014.
PAMM has commissioned a new work by Moroccan artist Bouchra Khalili, which will be displayed in the Project Gallery through Feb. 23, 2014. Here, an image from previous video, "Speeches: Malcolm X, 2012.''
A newly commissioned work by Polish artist Monika Sosnowska will be shown in PAMM's Anchor Gallery through Sept. 28, 2014. Here, her previous work, "Untitled, 2006,' made of steel and enamel paint.
Henryk Berlewi's "Reklama Mechano, 1924'' booklet is part of the collection of Miami's Ruth and Marvin Sackner. Selections from the Sackner collection will be on display in PAMM's Focus Gallery through May 25, 2014.
PAMM has commissioned Israeli artist Yael Bartana to create a film or video work for the museum's opening. Left, a clip from the first part of an existing work, the trilogy 'and Europe will be stunned.'
Berenice Abbott's "Wall Street and Stock Exchange, 1933,'' is part of the Cowles Collection of 20th Century Photography, a promised gift by Charles Cowles to PAMM. Selections from the Cowles Collection will be on display in the Focus Gallery through July 2014.
A selection of works by Cuban modernist painter Amelia Pelaez del Casal (1896-1968) will be on display in PAMM's Focus Gallery through Feb. 23, 2014. Here, a detail from "La piña, 1939.''
'Caribbean Crossroads,' an exhibition organized by three New York museums, will be on display in PAMM's Special Exhibition Galleries. It includes Enrique Grau's 'La mulata cartagenera.'
PAMM's Focus Gallery will salute Christo and Jeanne-Claude's 'Surrounded Islands,' the 1980-83 project in Biscayne Bay.
The first major retrospective of the work of Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes will open in PAMM's Special Exhibition Galleries. Here, 'Dancing, 2007.'
A selection of works by Miami-based artist Adler Guerrier, whose installation from the 2008 Whitney Biennele shown is here, will be on display at PAMM from June 19, 2014-Jan. 18, 2015 in the Focus Gallery. The museum has commission a new, large-scale installation by Vancouver-based artist Geoffrey Farmer that will be shown in the Project Gallery during the same period. From Oct. 2, 2014, ato February 2015, PAMM will show prints by Jasper Johns in the Focus Gallery.