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Gary Nader

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Avid art enthusiast and gallery owner Gary Nader has played an integral role in the formation of Miami’s growing presence in the art world. His gallery, situated in the heart of Wynwood, presents a number of solo and group exhibitions and provides extensive professional services to assist private clientele, corporations and museums with the acquisition or sale of Latin American, Modern and Contemporary art. As the largest fine art gallery in South Florida and the biggest gallery in the world with 55,000 sq. ft. of exhibition space, Gary Nader Fine Art showcases an expertly curated selection of impressive works by leading artists from across the globe.

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Martin Z. Margulies

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

After amassing one of the most impressive collections of contemporary art in the world, Margulies began showcasing his pieces, which run the gamut from contemporary art and vintage photography, to video, sculpture, and instillations, to the public in 1999. The collection continued to expand over the last decade-plus, leading to the need for a larger home. The Margulies Collection is housed in a 45,000-square-foot renovated warehouse in the heart of Wynwood. The Martin Z. Margulies Foundation is a non-profit that is focused on presenting exhibitions and educational programs.

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Jeffrey and Julie Loria

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Jeffrey Loria is the owner of the Miami Marlins baseball team who won the 2003 World Series, and his wife, Julie Loria, is the author of Diamond Dishes: From the Kitchens of Baseball’s Biggest Stars – a book about baseball players’ favorite recipes. Jeffrey Loria graduated from Yale in 1962 and Columbia Business School in 1968. He is an avid art dealer and collector and even has a building in his name, the Jeffrey Loria Center for the History of Art at Yale. Loria also owns Jeffrey H. Loria & Co., Inc. – a private art dealing business based in New York.

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Ella Fontanals-Cisneros

Friday, April 13th, 2012

She began collecting Latin American art in the 1970s, and founded CFAF in 2002 with the goal of fostering understanding and appreciation for contemporary artists from Latin America through grants, commissions, exhibitions, and bilingual publications. She is a trustee of MAM, Patrons of the Tate, the Cintas Foundation, the United States Artist, and the International Women’s Forum, and is an active humanitarian and environmentalist.

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Carlos and Rosa De La Cruz

Friday, April 13th, 2012

He is the chairman of the board of CC1 companies, Inc. which includes subsidiaries of the Coca-Cola Company and has $1 billion in annual sales, while she is known as one of Florida’s most prominent art collectors. Recognizing the significance of their incredible collection, the pair periodically opens their home to anyone who wishes to view their outstanding collection, including during Art Basel when the couple let 3,000 V.I.P.’s into their Key Biscayne home.

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