Tuesday, November 12, 2013

WPBT2 Television series Collector to Collector - posted by Florida Fine Art Blog

Tune in to the new WPBT2 (Channel 2) television series Collector to Collector
premiering on Tuesday, November 12 at 7:30 pm.  The series features NSU Museum of Art Director and Chief Curator Bonnie Clearwater in conversation with eight prominent art collectors who share their personal stories of building prestigious collections of contemporary and modern art, and the passions and rewards that motivate them.  The series airs as part of WPBT's Art Loft, and provides fascinating insight into how each collection evolved.  Featured are collectors Irma Braman, Estelle and Paul Berg, Ella Cisneros, Andrew Hall, Boris Hirmas, Rosalind Jacobs and Martin Margulies.  Bonnie Clearwater is the former Director and Chief Curator of MOCA, North Miami, and these conversations were filmed in March 2013 on the occasion of MOCA's 15th anniversary.

November 12, 7:30 pm
Conversation with Rosalind Jacobs , Boris Hirmas, Irma Braman and Marty Margulies

November 19, 7:30 pm
Conversation with Andrew Hall, Ella Cisneros, and Paul and Estelle Berg  

I'm excited to watch this series.  Some of the finest collections in the world are in Miami and the included panel of collectors are at the top of the list.  They are more than art buyers, they are passionate advocates and conservators of art and art history.  Many have already opened up their collections to the public with large exhibition spaces in Wynwood.  During Art Basel week most of the collections are available to view. What got them started, what keeps them going and what have they learned will be fascinating to hear.   Tune in to Channel 2 tonight!  GL  


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