Art Basel, Miami Beach
Conversations | The Artist and the Collector
Guadalupe Maravilla and Estrellita B. Brodsky
Thu, Dec 7, 2023
5pm – 6pm (Miami Beach)
1901 Convention Center Drive Miami Beach
Estrellita B. Brodsky, collector, curator, and philanthropist, New York
Guadalupe Maravilla, artist, Brooklyn
Moderator: Coline Milliard, Executive Editor, Art Basel, Basel
The relationship that develops between an artist and a collector is at the heart of the art world. Artist Guadalupe Maravilla and the collector, curator and philanthropist Estrellita B. Brodsky discuss their respective commitment to championing diverse perspectives from Latin America and the challenges they have had to overcome. This discussion offers insights into how connections between individuals are shaped by their shared vision of art.
Estrellita B. Brodsky, PhD, is an internationally known art historian, collector, and philanthropist who has advanced the presence of art from Latin America and its diaspora on the global stage.
Brodsky holds a doctorate in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, and a Master’s from Hunter College. She has curated exhibitions and written extensively on post-WWII Latin American artists including Jesus Soto, Carlos Cruz-Diez and Julio Le Parc. A founding member of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Latin American Art Initiative, a trustee of the Hirshhorn Museum and Tate Americas Foundation, she has endowed curatorial positions in Latin American art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met), Tate, and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). In 2015, she founded ANOTHER SPACE, a program and not-for-profit exhibition gallery established by the Daniel and Estrellita B. Brodsky Foundation, to broaden international awareness and appreciation of art from Latin America.