Mera Rubell

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Don and Mera Rubell, Wynwood Pioneers

    In honor of our People Issue, which will hit newsstands and computer screens Thursday, Cultist presents "Miami Backstage," where we feature some of the city's behind-the-scenes culture makers. Have suggestions for future profiles? Email with the whos and whys. ​Don an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Best of Miami 2010: Best Power Couple

    In anticipation of the upcoming Best of Miami issue hitting newsstands June 17, here is a sneak peek at one category and its winner.Rubell Family Collection​Mera and Don RubellWhen it comes to art collectors in town, there are the Rubells, and then there's everybody else. Martin Margulies has his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2010

    Small Step Forward For Miami Art Museum, $69 Million Left To Raise

    Miami-Dade is finally ready to give the blighted Miami Art Museum $100 million to begin construction of its long-in-the-works home at Bicentennial Park. While the museum has suffered a number of setbacks in the last decade, county manager George Burgess wrote last week he's satisfied with the $31 mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Rubells Buy Property in DC; "Nobody Should Take Us For Granted"

    The Wynwood building where Don and Mera Rubell house their collection is a Parthenon of modern art. The white walls at the 45,000-square-foot, former DEA warehouse are adorned by as many icons as there are Greek gods: Richard Prince, Keith Haring posters, loud Barbara Krugers, Warhol Maos. ​For 17 ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 25, 2005

    A Family Affair

    Four decades on and the Rubells are still at it

  • Culture

    June 16, 2005
  • Culture

    June 2, 2005

    Cracking Stereotypes

    Florida culture reverts to its native roots

  • Diversions

    May 12, 2005
  • News

    April 14, 2005

    Caribbean Homesick Blues

    An author from a colorful local family leaves academics behind for a more passionate tale

  • News

    May 6, 2004

    Junk Bonds

    Giant bronze dolphins and Miccosukees in the golf zone

  • News

    October 4, 2001

    Paradise Lost, Again

    As Miami Beach prepares for life in wartime, it's on its own

  • News

    December 9, 1999


    Will the Afro-Cuban All Stars play Miami?

  • Calendar

    January 14, 1999
  • News

    May 1, 1997

    The Autocrat

    Some say Miami Beach's Jose Garca-Pedrosa is a strong city manager. Others tend to employ more colorful language.

  • News

    April 3, 1997

    Everybody's a Critic

    In Miami Beach, experts are enlisted to commission artworks for public spaces. Too bad city officials refuse to listen to them.

  • News

    June 8, 1994
  • News

    October 20, 1993

    Edifice Rex

    The establishment hated him, but resort-goers thought his designs were the best thing since room service. If it was fun, funky, and Fifties in Miami Beach, chances are Morris Lapidus dreamed it up.