EFG Wealth Management main sponsor of PINTA MIAMI 2018
Since its inception, EFG has been characterized by its entrepreneurial spirit, which has led it to become one of the major international private banking institutions with presence in 40 countries. This spirit exists at all levels of the organization and aims to deliver creative and agile wealth solutions that ensure long-lasting relationships.
EFG’s commitment with modern and contemporary Latin American art forms part of its institutional essence, that combined with its entrepreneurial spirit, seeks to promote regional artists and exhibitions globally.
For the fifth consecutive year, EFG is proud to be the main sponsor of PINTA MIAMI 2018 - Crossing Cultures. Additionally, the EFG Latin American Art Award, in Collaboration with ArtNexus, further highlights this commitment with the region, its culture and its people, enhancing the activities related to art that the institutions support at an international level. On its eighth year, the acquisition prize recognizes the work of emerging artists.
Colección INELCOM Arte Contemporáneo – España
PINTA MIAMI’s Collections Program, will be honored to host, for the first time in Miami, the Colección INELCOM Arte Contemporaneo, one of the most important Corporate Collections in Spain. On this occasion, the fair will host different events and private visits.
Vicente Quilis is the President and founder of INELCOM, as well as the Colección INELCOM Arte Contemporáneo – a project currently continued by Javier Quilis, the CEO of the corporation, and curator of both the Colección INELCOM Arte Contemporáneo and the exhibition at PINTA Miami 2018. Their link and commitment with art goes beyond the Collection itself. Vicente Quilis is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Reina Sofía Museum Foundation and Javier Quilis is a member of the Advisory Council of the ARCO Foundation and the IACCCA. Vincent Todolí has been the art advisor of the collection since 2011.
The Colección INELCOM Arte Contemporáneo is constituted by 218 works, which incompass painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, film, video and installation, created by 79 artists, among whom are Rosa Barba, Johanna Calle, Andrea Canepa, Bruce Conner, Joan Jonas, Julião Sarmento, Antony McCall, Steve McQueen, Juan Muñoz, Ernesto Neto and Damián Ortega, amongts others. Parallel to the creation of the Collection, an exhibition space that currently reaches almost four thousand square meters, was created in its headquarters in Madrid, and is open to the public through and by appointment.
Tributes PINTA MIAMI 2018
Among the special events in its 12th edition, PINTA MIAMI is making a tribute to Celia Sredni de Birbragher, Founder and Director of Art Nexus Magazine, for her work of more than forty years promoting Latin American art and the tribute to Sofía Ímber, the most outstanding art promoter of Venezuela, creator of the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Ímber (MACCSI) and one of the most influential figures in the contemporary history of Latin America.