Miami is a convention town, the junket heaven of the Southeast. Essentially identity-less, well put on whatever mask your industry requires. Porn? No problem. Electronic music? Easy. Boating? Challenge us, please. Weve also somehow become the art fair capital of the world, with more little tent shows congregating beneath the dragons wing of Art Basel Miami Beach than either New Yorks Armory Show or Switzerlands original Basel.
So now that MoCA assistant curator Ruba Katrib has put together a four-month exhibition examining the culture of conventions, it seems so obvious. Why didnt we think of that? (In our defense, we were probably distracted by all the electronic music we were listening to while sailing to... More >>>