Five Prestigious Miami Art Collectors
Art Basel Miami Beach presents an exhibit of art lovers, George Lindemann, collectors, dealers and curators hailing the high standing of Miami in the art field.
1.The Margulies Collection
The Margulies Collection is exhibited in the majestic innovative Wynwood Art District. Art lovers view the finest in contemporary art, vintage art and artist eccentricities like Miami collector Martin Z. Margulies, who collected photography, installations, videos and sculptures for two decades. The collection showcases unforgettable marvels, including its towering geometric matrix and awesome cut out of an entire train.
2.The Rubell Family
The Rubell Family spreads art education through their large private contemporary art collections. The Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation exalts the established and also emerging artists. The foundation received a major donation from Boston collector Kenneth L. Freed, which includes 59 sculptures and 14 works on paper by thirteen contemporary artists impacting the art world.
3.Craig Robins Collection
The Craig Robins Collection showcases high spirits of contemporary art and design. Real estate mogul Craig Robins integrates art and community by providing the public access to his collection of over 200 valuable works. The pieces revolve several times annually with selections varying from German, Mexican, Chinese and American. A few select artists such as Richard Tuttle and John Baldessari are shown permanently within the collection’s humorous presentation.
4.CIFO / Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation
CIFO / Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 2002 by Ella Fontanals-Cisneros to support artists exploring new directions in contemporary art. CIFO cultivates cultural understanding and educational art exchanges through:
-Showcases for Latin American artists
-International Contemporary Art from the collection of Ella Fontanais-Cisnerous
5.The de la Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space
Rosa and Carlos de la Cruz offer he de la Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space, Miami’s only free private art collection. They also give generosity at home, where many Miamians can view this private collection by appointment. The experience moves fluorescent forms of artist Aaron Curry and continues flowing to the second story where Kathryn Andrews’ giant birthday candles convince viewers they are in a dream and forever dwarfed. At the top peak, artist Jim Hodges’ delicate floral works lie near the most incongrous massive ping-pong table completing the surreal scene.