Critical Dialogue: Franklin Sirmans
Franklin Sirmans has been the director of the Pérez Art Museum Miami since 2015. Under his leadership, the museum acquired its largest donation of over 100 art pieces from Design District developer Craig Robins. Prior to PAAM, Sirmans worked at the Dia Art Foundation, the Queens Museum of Art, and The Menil Collection. He has curated various stand-alone exhibits at other institutions and written on arts and culture for several publications, including The New York Times, Newsweek International, Art in America, ARTnews, Grand Street, and Essence magazine.