De La Cruz Collection Photo Tour

Walk on in.
Walk on in.
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Most major cities have publicly funded museums, giant freaking buildings full of art. We do things different in Miami, where private citizens with great art collections step up to the plate, open them to the public, and offer tours for school kids. That's culture, baby. For instance, the De La Cruz Collection has a multi-story, 30,000-square-foot warehouse at 41 Street on the east side of North Miami Avenue in the Design District.  The following visuals will surely inspire you to visit.

They have a huge collection of internationally renowned art work, but

they also show much love to Miami artists. Submit your portfolio

through their website alongside a proposal for an installation, and

Upcoming Events

they may give you up to $1,600 dollars to make it a reality in their

project room. Do it before the end of January for a chance to make it happen this March. They rotate projects every few months. We recently checked the place out and saw a lot of cool shit. The collection is open to the public free of charge every Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Painting closeup.
Painting closeup.
This looks really freaking cool in real life.
This looks really freaking cool in real life.
Staring down the plastic barrel of toy gun.
Staring down the plastic barrel of toy gun.
Salvador Dali portrait of Lady De La Cruz aka Dolores Suero Falla.
Salvador Dali portrait of Lady De La Cruz aka Dolores Suero Falla.
Dali brushwork closeup.
Dali brushwork closeup.
Wall art closeup.
Wall art closeup.
Sculpture base closeup.
Sculpture base closeup.
Neon bloodstains.
Neon bloodstains.
Tripe soup? Gut bucket? Entrail holder? Devil's Ashtray?
Tripe soup? Gut bucket? Entrail holder? Devil's Ashtray?

 

The space between walls.
The space between walls.
Video work.
Video work.
Hanging out.
Hanging out.
Spinning mobile.
Spinning mobile.
More video work.
More video work.
Flood of marble tear drops.
Flood of marble tear drops.
Mom, did you put acid in my cheerios?
Mom, did you put acid in my cheerios?
Sculpture.
Sculpture.
Wall of napkins.
Wall of napkins.
Napkins with flowers on them.
Napkins with flowers on them.
Napkins with flowers and pushpins.
Napkins with flowers and pushpins.
Light bulbs on the floor.
Light bulbs on the floor.

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