Daniel and Mirella Levinas Collect Latin American Art

Added by Jason Edward Kaufman on September 16 2011, at 12:00 pm
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  • Washington, D.C. is not renowned for private collections of contemporary art. The likes of Eli Broad, François Pinault, Steve Cohen, and Dakis Joannou make their homes elsewhere. But there are high-quality and innovative collections in the U.S. capital, and I recently profiled the couple that put together one of them. Daniel and Mirella Levinas fled the Argentine dictatorship and settled in Georgetown where they turned their white-brick mansion into a museum of mainly Latin American and Spanish art, with works by Vik Muniz, Juan Muñoz, Bernardi Roig and dozens of younger artists. 

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