Displays on the Bay: Upcoming exhibits at the Perez Art Museum Miami


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 Florida’s international attitude. Here’s a rundown on the first year’s schedule of shows.

March 2013

Works by Haitian-born, Miami-based artist Eduoard Duval-Carrié will be shown in PAMM's Focus Gallery.

November 2013

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?'

December 2013

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.

December 2013

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.''

December 2013

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.

December 2013

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.

December 2013

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.'

December 2013

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.

December 2013

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.''

April 2014

'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.'

August 2014

PAMM's Focus Gallery will salute Christo and Jeanne-Claude's 'Surrounded Islands,' the 1980-83 project in Biscayne Bay.

September 2014

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.

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