There are several high end art collectors in Miami, Florida. These collectors either commission outdoor art or donate to local museums. Jorge Perez is one of those well-known collectors who is a high profile developer in Miami. He is the Chairman and CEO of the Related Group. Born in Argentina, Jorge has large appreciation for art and Latin America. Jorge has such an extensive art collection, that he was able to donate $20 million worth of art by Wifredo Lam, Roberto Matta and Diego Rivera to the Miami Art Museum. On top of that, he donated $20 million in cash to the museum. Jorge usually only collects art from contemporary artists that create art inspired by issues we are facing in society. He likes to be able to meet the artist so he can get inside their head.
CEO of Goldman Properties, Jessica Goldman Srebnick is the daughter of a famous developer in Wynwood, South Beach and SoHo. Jessica founded Goldman Global Arts which produces creative projects for an array of organizations. They integrated world-class art into the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida. Jessica chooses artwork that is vibrate, inspiring and creative. She generally purchases her artwork at art fairs like Scope and Art Miami.
Martin and Cricket Taplin are the owners of Sagamore, Miami Beach’s iconic Art Deco hotel. The duo changed the game in the hospitality industry by making their hotel mirror an art studio. They also tend to choose pieces that explore social concerns of today.
Martin Z. Margulies is a renowned real estate developer that loves to collect photography and contemporary art. Margulies has been a collector for over 30 years. In 1999 he founded a nonprofit organization called the Warehouse. The organization provides art history and education while allowing you to view his $800 million dollars’ worth of art. He works with the community and founded the Lotus House, a shelter for homeless women and children.