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Controversy over Miami Art Museum’s impending name change continues to roil

You may have heard something about the Miami Art Museum preparing to change its name to the rather more unwieldy Jorge M. Perez Art Museum of Miami-Dade County in honor of the Miami real estate developer who donated $35 million in cash and art to the museum not so long ago. If not, oh, well, bear with me. The impending change has ruffled considerable feathers on both the Miami and national art scenes; here, CultureGrrl Lee Rosenbaum’s got a nice, reasoned take on why the names attached to art museums are inherently different than, say, those given to theaters. (FULL STORY: Lee Rosenbaum, CultureGrrl, ArtsJournal)

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