The Bass Museum of Art was founded in 1964 through the donation of a private collection by John and Johanna Bass to the City of Miami Beach.
Designer of iconic resorts such as The Fontainebleau, Eden Roc and Americana, Morris Lapidus helped define the MiMo look. His buildings with neo-baroque interiors enticed visitors with luxurious visions of vacation resort life. You will not want to miss the opportunity be a part of the history by acquiring any of a number of rare architectural elements; all designed by Mr. Lapidus for his personal Miami Estate. These items were installed at The Bass as part of the 2007 exhibit, Promises of Paradise, which later toured museums throughout the country; renewing interest in the architectural treasures of Miami.
From various other fine estate collections? Mid-Century Modern furnishings from several prominent designers. Fine estate jewelry from: ; including Edward Farmer sterling boxes. Vintage wrist watches and other fine estate jewelry. Paintings and prints from master artists such as: Miro, Dali, and Picasso. Within this trove are hundreds more desirable treasures that will be offered to the public. Be a part of its history.