PAMM http://blog.wlrn.org en Local Artist Denounces Ai Weiwei Pot Smasher http://blog.wlrn.org/post/local-artist-denounces-ai-weiwei-pot-smasher <p>The <strong><a href="http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/02/17/3942403/local-artist-smashes-1-million.html" target="_blank">news about the smashed pot</a></strong> at the Perez Art Museum Miami has now reached as far as France, China and even Romania. The green-and-peach pot created by Ai Weiwei as part of a 16-pot installation has been valued by the museum at $1 million.</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 20:12:21 +0000 Wilson Sayre 28031 at http://blog.wlrn.org Local Artist Denounces Ai Weiwei Pot Smasher PAMM's 'First Beat' Is To A Female Drum http://blog.wlrn.org/post/pamms-first-beat-female-drum <p>The new <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/wlrn-tv-pamms-opening-day">Perez Art Museum Miami opened Dec. 4</a> and wrapped up its first week alongside Art Basel.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">And now that the museum is settling in, it's kicking off its free monthly programs.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">PAMM's</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;monthly events will happen every second Saturday of the month and is free and open to the public. They'll include family exhibition tours, performances and art-making events.</span></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:59:09 +0000 Julia Duba 24959 at http://blog.wlrn.org PAMM's 'First Beat' Is To A Female Drum Brazil ArtFair Pushing Latin Artists To Basel Forefront http://blog.wlrn.org/post/brazil-artfair-pushing-latin-artists-basel-forefront <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Brazil has proved itself a global force in soccer and music, architecture and business. But there’s one area where the South American giant has yet to produce a </span>Pelé<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> or a </span>Veloso<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a </span>Niemeyer<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> or an </span>Embraer: a<span style="line-height: 1.5;">rt.</span></p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:12:58 +0000 Tim Padgett 24686 at http://blog.wlrn.org Brazil ArtFair Pushing Latin Artists To Basel Forefront Do You Want To Vote On Dope? http://blog.wlrn.org/post/do-you-want-vote-dope <p></p><p>On The Florida Roundup: The Florida Supreme Court listens to arguments over allowing a public referendum on legalizing marijuana for medical purposes in Florida.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">And Miami’s art party hits full force with a new museum.</span></p><p>Host Tom Hudson speaks with NPR’s Greg Allen, Dara Kam of the News Service of Florida, Tim Padgett and Alicia Zuckerman of WLRN-Miami Herald News, and Patricia Mazzei of The Miami Herald.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Elaine Chen 24733 at http://blog.wlrn.org Do You Want To Vote On Dope? Perez to PAMM Critics: Maybe Name Doesn't Sound As Familiar http://blog.wlrn.org/post/perez-pamm-critics-maybe-name-doesnt-sound-familiar <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">History was made this week on the shore of Biscayne Bay. The Perez Art Museum Miami enters the world stage with the aim of being among those known by one name: Tate, Whitney, Guggenheim, Smithsonian. The museum gets its name from Jorge Perez, founder, chairman and CEO of real estate development company The Related Group.</span></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 23:12:17 +0000 Tom Hudson 24699 at http://blog.wlrn.org Perez to PAMM Critics: Maybe Name Doesn't Sound As Familiar An Interview With PAMM Director Thom Collins http://blog.wlrn.org/post/interview-pamm-director-thom-collins <p>The museum's director doesn't expect you to love everything in the museum. He doesn't even really want to you to.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Here's an edited version of the interview with Thom Collins, but we do recommend listening -- he has a really good voice.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>AZ: What does it mean to create a museum for </strong></span><strong>this community?</strong></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 22:05:46 +0000 Alicia Zuckerman & Arianna Prothero 24652 at http://blog.wlrn.org An Interview With PAMM Director Thom Collins WLRN TV At PAMM's Opening Day http://blog.wlrn.org/post/wlrn-tv-pamms-opening-day <p>It's been a race against time to open the new Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) in time for South Florida's annual Art Basel extravaganza.</p><p>PAMM&nbsp;is the latest cultural landmark to appear on the shores of Biscayne Bay, and it replaces the old Center for Fine Arts just a few blocks away in downtown Miami.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:26:37 +0000 Daniel Hicks 24621 at http://blog.wlrn.org WLRN TV At PAMM's Opening Day For Miami, A New Art Project, Complete With Drama http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-new-art-project-complete-drama Outside the glittering new Perez Art Museum Miami, finishing touches were still being applied late last month to the spacious plazas and gardens surrounding the $220 million building. Next door to the art museum, a new science museum is also going up. When it's all complete, the 29-acre Museum Park will provide a focus and a gathering spot on Biscayne Bay for those who live in, work in and visit downtown Miami.<p>The Perez building, designed by the Pritzker Prize-winning Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron, has been described, and often, as stunning. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:04:20 +0000 Greg Allen 24528 at http://blog.wlrn.org For Miami, A New Art Project, Complete With Drama PAMM Reaches Out To Area Taxi Drivers http://blog.wlrn.org/post/pamm-reaches-out-area-taxi-drivers <div id="lead" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 0px 4px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: rgb(239, 239, 239); color: rgb(34, 34, 34);"><p><span style="font-family: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit; line-height: 1.5;">If you’ve driven down Biscayne Boulevard in downtown Miami over the past few months, you might be wondering what lurks behind the brightly colored banners and trailer trucks north of the </span>AmericanAirlines<span style="font-family: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-weigh Wed, 27 Nov 2013 13:25:03 +0000 Rachel Morello 24203 at http://blog.wlrn.org PAMM Reaches Out To Area Taxi Drivers Giving It Away: Philanthropy In South Florida http://blog.wlrn.org/post/giving-it-away-philanthropy-south-florida <p>Wednesday is the second annual Give Miami Day. It's an effort by The Miami Foundation to focus charitable giving for local organizations. Miami and South Florida have a history of giving, though our relatively young metropolis may lack the generational giving enjoyed by older, more established areas.</p><p>Sanford Ziff, Jorge Perez and the Knight Foundation's Alberto Ibarguen are three who are working to change that.</p><p></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 13:06:03 +0000 Tom Hudson 23893 at http://blog.wlrn.org Giving It Away: Philanthropy In South Florida PAMM Gets Grant To Acquire More Works From Black Artists http://blog.wlrn.org/post/pamm-gets-grant-acquire-more-works-black-artists <p><span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; text-align: left; ">A new donation to </span>Pérez<span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; text-align: left; "> Art Museum Miami will allow the museum, already known for its art from Latin America, to add more works by African-American artists.</span></p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 18:05:23 +0000 Hannah Sampson 21168 at http://blog.wlrn.org PAMM Gets Grant To Acquire More Works From Black Artists