The likely anecdote for winter melancholia is a trip to a warm climate. Miami comes to mind. And when we think of Miami, South Beach has traditionally been the tourist hub. But these days, it's only one of the entrees Miami is serving.
Griping is a permanent part of the art scene, of course, but since the building opened one year ago, people have been moaning about the gift from real estate developer Jorge M. Perez that helped put the building back on track.
Friends from four continents planning visits to the U.S. have asked me what upcoming museum shows are likely to be must-sees. Here's my current list of these shows, which happen to feature an unusually strong selection of work by women.