Friday’s Hairy Eyeball – Keeping it local.
Terence Riley resigns from Miami Art Museum, but will continue to advise with regard to the museum’s 220 million dollar new home in downtown [via New York Times] in related the museum reveals their plans for the new space to be designed by Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron [via ArtInfo]
Miami’s Upper Eastside Garden will be renting out camping plots during Art Basel Miami Beach for low budget visitors such as artists and Paddy Johnson. [via Upper Eastside Garden and ArtFagCity]
An ancient 26th Dynasty Egyptian Mummy discovered recently in the holdings of Bass Museum gets a CT scan in Aventura [via Miami Herald] and the story again, this time with a few more jokes [via Swampstyle]
Miami based collectors, the Rubell’s release a collectors statement alongside the press release for their forthcoming show Beg Borrow and Steal. While not particularly ground breaking the humble statement does give valuable insight into their process (no doubt useful for artists) and sets somewhat of an important precedent, especially in Miami, passively inciting other collectors to submit what they think art is. [via The Rubell Family Collection]
Cavaletti’s Dream, a signature marionette production by Miami artist Pablo Cano, returns to the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami for a series of special anniversary performances. Penultimate performance this Sunday. [via MOCA NOMI]
Jeffrey Deitch to join forces with Tony Goldman to open a graffiti museum in Wynwood (possibly in building which previously housed MOCA at the Goldman Warehouse (uncorroborated) or maybe that’s just where they will be for this year’s ABMB (pure speculation)) [via Artlog]