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The Pérez Art Museum Miami acquires skateboard drawing with help from Nada

It's the first work acquired as part of the fair's new acquisition fund for the Miami museum

Installation shot of Chemi Rosado-Seijo 's Untitled #1 (2017) from the series: One Thousand Four Hundred and Seventy One Rides (2017) Photo: Raquel Pérez Puig and courtesy of Embajada Gallery

The Pérez Art Museum Miami (Pamm) has acquired a large work on masonite by the Puerto Rican artist Chemi Rosado-Seijo of tracks left by skateboards from the Nada fair (until 10 December). Untitled #1 (2017) is from the artist’s series One Thousand Four Hundred and Seventy One Rides. The purchase, from the San Juan gallery Embajada, was made possible by the Nada acquisition gift fund for Pamm, which the fair’s organisers launched this year. “We are very excited for the partnership with Nada, and even more delighted to acquire Chemi’s work—an artist we have been following for a long time. It was a unanimous decision,” says María Elena Ortiz, a curator at Pamm.