Pérez Art Museum Miami announces new acquisitions by thirteen artists for permanent collection

Pérez Art Museum Miami announces new acquisitions by thirteen artists for permanent collection

Pérez Art Museum Miami announced significant acquisitions of works by diverse artists for the museum’s permanent collection, including artists of Cuban and Brazilian origin as well as eleven women artists. Several of the artists are entering the museum’s collection for the first time, including Karon Davis, Kenturah Davis, Bisa Butler, and Christine Sun Kim. Among the new acquisitions are Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica’s Penetrável Macaléia (Malaceia Penetrable) from 1978—purchased with funds from Jorge M. Pérez—a walk-in installation inspired by the favela communities of Rio de Janeiro; Coco Fusco’s The Undiscovered Amerindians Tour, a series of photographs purchased by PAMM’s International Women’s Committee Endowment; and Karon Davis’ Bobby Seale and The People’s Free Food Program,
Pérez Art Museum Miami announced significant acquisitions of works by diverse artists for the museum’s permanent collection, including artists of Cuban and Brazilian origin as well as eleven women artists. Several of the artists are entering the museum’s collection for the first time, including Karon Davis, Kenturah Davis, Bisa Butler, and Christine Sun Kim. Among the new acquisitions are Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica’s Penetrável Macaléia (Malaceia Penetrable) from 1978—purchased with funds from Jorge M. Pérez—a walk-in installation inspired by the favela communities of Rio de Janeiro; Coco Fusco’s The Undiscovered Amerindians Tour, a series of photographs purchased by PAMM’s International Women’s Committee Endowment; and Karon Davis’ Bobby Seale and The People’s Free Food Program,