We are proud to announce the release of The Martin Z. Margulies Collection Vol. I and II, a two-part publication celebrating the artists who have shaped the world-renowned collection of Martin Z. Margulies. The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse is a nonprofit institution located in a 50,000 square foot retrofitted warehouse in the Wynwood Arts District of Miami. The Warehouse presents seasonal exhibitions from the collection of renowned collector Martin Z. Margulies as well as educational programs, special exhibitions and an international loan program. With a stated mission of education in the arts, the Warehouse has welcomed thousands of students and visitors from all over the world. It is operated and funded by the Martin Z. Margulies Foundation, a thirty-year resource for the study and enjoyment of the visual arts. Martin Z. Margulies Collection Vol. I includes a selection of seminal works from the home. Filled with countless insights and treasures, this book is a journey through one of the most exceptional collections of art in America
The cover of Vol. I depicts Roy Lichtenstein’s 1963 work, Hot Dog, a painting that was purchased from Leo Castelli Gallery at its iconic location, 420 West Broadway. Margulies spotted the work in a storage area in the back of the gallery and made a deal to purchase it on the spot.
The publication include essays by Michael Danoff, curator, writer, art advisor, and professor at New York University’s Steinhardt School.