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Art dealer files protest in Miami Dade College project

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Miami art dealer Gary Nader has filed a bid protest against Miami Dade College after losing out on a multi-million dollar development project on campus, according to paperwork obtained by on Sunday. The idea for the project began as Nader’s own unsolicited pitch to the school last May: To build a world-class Latin American art museum with his family’s name on it, which he would start up with $60 million worth of pieces from his own collection. Among its…

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Gary Nader, the Latin-American art patron who wants to transform Miami’s art scene

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Gary Nader, the Lebanese-born, Dominican-raised publisher and philanthropist, has risen to become one of the art world’s most significant figures. Now, what occupies Nader is an even more ambitious project: The Nader Latin American Art Museum (LAAM) at Miami-Dade College. The $900 million museum, set to open late in 2016 or early 2017, will be an interdisciplinary facility to study Art and Latin American culture offering more than 215,000 square feet, with an exhibition center, theater, conference center and sculpture…

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