On Saturday, July 12, 2014, Pérez Art Museum Miami welcomed nearly 100 new PAMM Contemporaries members to an exclusive, and intimate, annual Friendraiser at the art-filled offices of DACRA in the Miami Design District, showcasing The Craig Robins Collection.
Guests marveled at the variety of works in The Collection of Craig Robins, showcasing leading contemporary artists and designers such as John Baldessari, Richard Tuttle, Paul McCarthy, Jean Prouvé, Ron Arad and Maarten Baas. Tiffany Chestler, Manager and Curator for the Craig Robins Collection, gave impromptu tours of the collection, which represents a wide spectrum of artistic perspectives and encompasses the disciplines of design, architecture, film, music and dance.The works on view were complemented by a soundtrack of carefully curated electronic and soul tunes by Miami-based production duo Legs Benedict.
Guests sipped on delectable summer cocktails courtesy of GREY GOOSE Le Melon and ice cold beer by Peroni Nastro Azzurro, and enjoyed an assortment of delicious canapés by chef Michael Schwartz’s The Cypress Room. The guest list included Contemporaries steering committee members Aileen Quintana, Jack Benmeleh, Alexander Cohen, Alex Colindres, Bridget Dadd, Alexandra Gonzalez, Valentina Gutchess, Cristina Scarano and Bryan Sharkey; Anna Williams, Tiffany Chestler and Sandra Santiago from DACRA; III Points Festival Founder David Sinopoli; and celebrity makeup artist Ivan Pol.
After the party, PAMM Contemporaries made their way to The Cypress Room for a complimentary barrel aged cocktail and ended the night with complimentary admission at Bardot.