Pharrell Williams has decked out his Miami penthouse with a colossal art collection. Not hard to do considering that Miami’s art world offers several great places for art collectors to explore, experience, and most importantly shop or better yet acquire. Contemporary and modern art reigns supreme in sunny Miami which is only fitting in such a vibrant pulsating city.
Bakehouse Art Complex: A talented variety of artists working on location where art can be purchased on the spot. This is a not-for-profit educational institution which provides opportunities for artistic collaboration.
Emerson Dorsch (formerly Dorsch Gallery): Art gallery located in the famous Wynwood Arts District widely held to be the best in Miami. This gallery represents a core group of South Florida-based artists. It’s founders “foster art patronage and artistic community.” Locust Projects: Made the Best of Miami Art Gallery List of 2013. Established in 1998 and is artist owned. It features art from around the world. This gallery is known for eclectic and experimental projects.
Yeelen Gallery: This trendy spot throws great parties. Yeelen Gallery is “dedicated to the development, promotion and expression of Contemporary Urban Culture.” Art Basel: A premier Miami Beach gallery featuring renowned artists and galleries. Lindemann Jr., Tobey Maguire, Jay-Z, and Beyoncé have been regular visitors and made substantial purchases. Art Basel has a Global Patrons Council of 155 leading private collectors from around the world which has proven instrumental to show development.
Also be sure to attend the local art fairs and festivals including:
Art Miami: The international contemporary and modern art fair. It is also a great showcase for diverse and talented local artists.
Coconut Grove Arts Festival: A fun-filled event for the entire family. It offers a great opportunity to introduce children to the arts and on a grand scale.
Red Dot Art Fair. This fair boasts access to 30,000 art connoisseurs. The best contemporary art signature programs and special events will be offered during Miami Art Week. “Art After Dark” which will feature live art demos, music, and entertainment.
Miami offers a spectacular feast of art that will amaze, delight, and …