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Allied with Power: African and African Diaspora Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection at PAMM

Apr 24 - Jul 26, 2020

Through a large donation of Cuban art in 2017, an earlier donation of Latin American art in 2011, and significant gifts through acquisition funds, the Jorge M. and Darlene Pérez has added more than 500 works of modern and contemporary art to PAMM’s permanent collection. Allied with Power: African and African Diaspora Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection celebrates their most … +

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George Segal’s Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael (1987) is on view at PAMM

Nov 22, 2019 - Jul 6, 2020

George Segal’s Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael (1987) is on view for the first time since a complete restoration. Segal first began making plaster casts from live models in 1961 and was known for his figurative sculptures throughout his career. The hyperrealism of these works renders the figures familiar and emotionally resonant. He did a series of works based on biblical stories, all from the … +

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Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael: on view at PAMM after complete restoration

Through Mon Jul 6, 2020

George Segal’s Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael (1987) is on view for the first time since a complete restoration. Segal first began making plaster casts from live models in 1961 and was known for his figurative sculptures throughout his career. The hyperrealism of these works renders the figures familiar and emotionally resonant. He did a series of works based on biblical stories, all from the … +

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Meleko Mokgosi: Your Trip to Africa at PAMM

Thu Feb 27, 2020

A large-scale, newly commissioned work by Mokgosi created for the museum’s distinctive 30-foot double-height project gallery. The project centers on the 1962 film Unsere Afrikareise (Our Trip to Africa) by the seminal filmmaker Peter Kubelka. Kubelka is widely recognized as one of the progenitors of the Structural film movement, which attempts to distill the cinematic experience to its purest material form. The … +

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What Carried Us Over: Gifts from Gordon W. Bailey at PAMM

Sept. 12, 2019 – April 25, 2020

What Carried Us Over: Gifts from Gordon W. Bailey features selections from gifts made by Gordon W. Bailey, a Los Angeles–based collector, scholar, and advocate, who has donated 60 artworks to Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) since 2016. Of the 28 artists represented in Bailey’s gift, all but two are new additions to PAMM collection. Few of these artists received formal instruction. … +

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Zhao Gang: History Painting at PAMM

Through Sun Jan 5, 2020

Zhao Gang: History Painting consists of fourteen paintings that bring together the radically multicultural aspects of Gang’s art and identity. Though the artist is fully Chinese and American, he is considered (and considers himself) an insider’s outsider in both cultures. As both native and newcomer, Gang has developed a darkly ironic, often crude approach to depicting Chinese history. His paintings elide centuries-old … +

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Teresita Fernández: Elemental at PAMM

Fri Oct 18, 2019

The retrospective will introduce visitors to the artist’s large-scale sculptures, installations, and mixed media works that merge formal and conceptual aspects of her practice through the use of natural materials and the historic genre of landscape to reinterpret relationships between nature, history, and identity. The exhibition will also showcase the artist’s most recent body of work, in which she contrasts the sublime … +

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The Other Side of Now: Foresight in Contemporary Caribbean Art

Thu Jul 18, 2019 - Sun Jun 7, 2020

The Other Side of Now: Foresight in Contemporary Caribbean Art is a thematic group exhibition that sets its sights on time to come, exploring radical imaginations that expand a picture of the Caribbean towards a present-future. This exhibition invites artists to grasp and question the future of the region as a tangible time and space. In contemporary art, the Caribbean is often … +

Music

PAMM’ Currents features TOPS in Concert

Thu Jun 20, 2019

In the second edition of CURRENTS, presented by Defy, a progressive audio-visual immersive cultural experience at PAMM’ waterfront terrace and a flash theater experience, by Miami Motel Stories, in the galleries. TOPS is a four-piece band from Montreal, Canada, delivering a raw punk take on AM studio pop. Singer Jane Penny gives a new voice to the silent girl at the edge of … +

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PAMM presents Beatriz González: A Retrospective

Fri Apr 19, 2019 - Sun Sep 1, 2019

Beatriz González: A Retrospective will be the first large-scale U.S. retrospective of the work of Bogotá-based artist Beatriz González (b. 1938, Bucaramanga, Colombia). At 81, González is not only an internationally celebrated Colombian artist but also one of the few extant representatives of the so-called “radical women” generation from Latin America. Despite the fact that it spans over six decades of intensive … +

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On view at PAMM: Ebony G. Patterson . . . while the dew is still on the roses . . .

Through Sun May 5, 2019

Ebony G. Patterson . . . while the dew is still on the roses . . . presents the work of Kingston-born artist Ebony G. Patterson (b. 1981). The most significant presentation of the artist’s work to date, the project includes examples of the artist’s work produced over the last five years, embedded within a new installation environment that references a night garden. … +

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Liliana Porter: El hombre con el hacha y otras situaciones breves

Through Sun Jun 30, 2019

In its scale and complexity, El hombre con el hacha y otras situaciones breves – Venecia 2017 is one of Liliana Porter’s most ambitious projects to date. The piece serves as a form of retrospective, as it contains many of the characters, groupings, or situations that have appeared repeatedly in Porter’s works over the last three decades. The installation takes its name from … +

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Felice Grodin: Invasive Species at PAMM

Through Sun Jun 30, 2019

Felice Grodin: Invasive Species is a virtually interactive, digital exhibition of commissioned works by Miami-based artist Felice Grodin. The series employs the technology of augmented reality, and is accessible to visitors using iOS devices in PAMM’s outdoor areas and in the Padma and Raj Vattikuti Learning Theater on the museum’s first floor. By drawing on her training as an architect, Grodin analyzes … +

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Pedro Neves Marques: A Mordida at PAMM

Dec. 4, 2018 – July 28, 2019

Pedro Neves Marques (b. 1984, Lisbon) is a filmmaker, visual artist, and writer whose research often takes place in Brazil. His work ranges from fictional dramas to theoretical films and writings that address clashes among competing anthropologies and images of nature, technology, and gender. Within his practice, science fiction is a key tool used to examine the history of colonization as well … +

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José Carlos Martinat: American Echo Chamber at PAMM

Dec. 4, 2018 – Oct. 20, 2019

José Carlos Martinat created American Echo Chamber (2018), an installation that responds to the amplification and reinforcement of ideas in the current social and political landscape. This large-scale work is composed of mechanical light sculptures that collectively generate a dramatic and entertaining space for visual consumption. The sculptures are inspired by symbols of both American and Peruvian cultures ranging from historical images … +

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PAMM: Ebony G. Patterson . . . while the dew is still on the roses . . .

Nov. 9, 2018 – May 5, 2019

Ebony G. Patterson . . . while the dew is still on the roses . . . presents the work of Kingston-born artist Ebony G. Patterson (b. 1981). The most significant presentation of the artist’s work to date, the project includes examples of the artist’s work produced over the last five years, embedded within a new installation environment that references a night garden. … +

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Performance: Yelkaanenh T’eede Gaay at PAMM

Thu Aug 23, 2018

Yełkaanenh T’eede Gaay (Dawn Twilight Girl-Child) was conceived in a college dance composition class at New World School of the Arts by dancer-choreographer Enrique Villacreses as a solo performance for Kashia Kancey. The title translates to Dawn Twilight Girl-Child, and references the 2010 archaeological discovery of two Alaskan infants whose presence, more than 11,500 years ago, points to issues of migration and a shared … +

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Grids: A Selection of Paintings by Lynne Golob Gelfman at PAMM

Sat Sep 15, 2018

Celebrate the opening of Grids: A Selection of Paintings by Lynne Golob Gelfman with a walk through of the exhibition with artist Lynne Golob Gelfman and PAMM Chief Curator Tobias Ostrander. Following the walk through join us for a toast to the artist on the Joy Terrace with complimentary bites and beverages. This exhibition examines the paintings of Miami-based artist Lynne Golob … +

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Arthur Jafa: Love is the Message, the Message is Death at PAMM

Thu Aug 30, 2018 - Sun Apr 21, 2019

Over the course of more than 30 years, Arthur Jafa (b. 1960, Tupelo, Mississippi) has examined prevailing assumptions about race and identity through an interdisciplinary practice that combines film, installation, sculpture, and performance. His much-celebrated 2016 video Love is the Message, the Message is Death captures the powerful emotions that underlie the African American experience, past and present. Encompassing scenes of heightened … +

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Exhibition Opening: Rivane Neuenschwander’ Quarta-Feira de Cinzas/Epilogue at PAMM

Thu Aug 9, 2018

Rivane Neuenschwander investigates nature, language, time, and chance in a practice that spans performance, video, painting, and installation. Born and raised in Brazil, her work is informed by the art movements of that country, particularly Neo-Concretism, with its emphasis on collective participation. In her videos, she engages viewers in complex yet understated narratives and scenarios that reference everyday life in Brazil and … +

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A Documentary Exhibition of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’ Surrounded Islands at PAMM

Fri Oct 5, 2018 - Sun Feb 17, 2019

Pérez Art Museum Miami presents Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Surrounded Islands, Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida, 1980-83: A Documentary Exhibition, featuring archival materials and artworks around the renowned artists’ site-specific 1983 installation, Surrounded Islands, in Miami’s Biscayne Bay. The exhibition commemorates the 35th anniversary of Surrounded Islands—an anniversary that also coincides with the founding of PAMM’s predecessor institution, Center for Fine Arts. In … +

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Arthur Jafa: Love is the Message, the Message is Death at PAMM

Aug. 30, 2018 – April 21, 2019

Over the course of more than 30 years, Arthur Jafa (b. 1960, Tupelo, Mississippi; lives in New York) has examined prevailing assumptions about race and identity through an interdisciplinary practice that combines film, installation, sculpture, and performance. His much-celebrated 2016 video Love is the Message, the Message is Death (recently acquired by Pérez Art Museum Miami through the PAMM Collectors Council) captures … +

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Grids: A Selection of Paintings by Lynne Golob Gelfman at PAMM

Sat Sep 15, 2018 - Sun Apr 21, 2019

This exhibition presents a selection of approximately 25 paintings by Miami-based artist Lynne Gelfman. The selection includes several works from PAMM’s permanent collection and examples from as early as the 1970s, while focusing primarily on paintings produced over the last two decades. Interested in exploring various forms of mark-making and patterning techniques, Gelfman produces in series, using acrylic and flash paint on both canvas and … +

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Screening of Films Papa Machete/ H-2 Worker at PAMM

Thu Jun 14, 2018

In celebration of “Juneteenth,” PAMM collaborates with National Museum of  African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) to host a screening of Papa Machete (2014, dir. Jonathan David Kane) and H-2 Worker (1990, dir. Stephanie Black). A conversation between documentary filmmaker Stephanie Black; writer, musician, and filmmaker Jason Fitzroy Jeffers; and guest curator for NMAAHC Michelle Materre will follow the screenings, touching upon … +