Saturday, December 3, 2022 10am to 1pm
About this Event
1301 Stanford Dr, Coral Gables, FL 33146http://lowe.miami.edu
Trained as a photographer, multidisciplinary artist Samuel Levi Jones (b. 1978) deconstructs and manipulates outdated books including encyclopedias, law, and medical publications, to critically explore systems of knowledge and power. He is the recipient of the 2014 Joyce Alexander Wein artist prize awarded to him by the Studio Museum in Harlem. His work is in prominent private and public collections including SFMOMA, The Rubell Family Collection, LACMA, and the Whitney Museum of American Art to name a few.
Dennis Scholl is the President and CEO of Oolite Arts, a 38-year-old organization dedicated to supporting visual artists in Miami. He is also a collector of contemporary art, who, together with his wife Debra, has built one of the largest private collections of Aboriginal Australian art in the US. Over the last 20 years ,Scholl created a series of initiatives dedicated to building the contemporary art collections of major museums, which resulted in hundreds of patron-funded art acquisitions. He has served on the boards and executive committees of the Aspen Art Museum; Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami; the Pérez Art Museum; among others.
Brunch | 10 AM (Lowe Art Museum)
Lecture | 12 PM (University of Miami Lakeside Village Auditorium. 1280 Stanford Drive, across the street from the Lowe Art Museum)
This project was made possible by Art Basel, Art Miami, Design Miami, Pinta, Scope and Spectrum. Additional support was provided by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts; the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, Miami-Dade Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, and the City of Coral Gables; Beaux Arts Miami; Lowe members; and Oolite Arts.