Art Basel Miami Beach 2011

The Rubell Collection's Half-Hearted "American Exuberance"

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John Miller, A Refusal to Accept Limits, 2007

It is hard to imagine a vaguer curatorial conceit than the one that apparently guides “American Exuberance,” the Rubell Family Collection’s current show at its warehouse in Miami. The exhibition, an introductory statement tells us, “creates a portrait of the American condition,” and notes—a bit defensively—that all 64 of its artists are “citizens or residents of this country.” Read More