Collector Beth Rudin DeWoody Names 7 of the Most Dazzling Works to Grace Her New Florida Art Space
The Bunker in West Palm Beach will house DeWoody's 10,000-work art collection.
Collectors like Beth Rudin DeWoody face an enviable problem: They own so much art, they have no place to hang it. That’s why DeWoody opened the Bunker, a new art facility in West Palm Beach, Florida, which was unveiled to select VIPs during Miami Art Week this past December.
“I had a lot of stuff down in storage,” DeWoody told artnet News. “I was always sad that the work couldn’t be seen.” Her collection currently numbers more than 10,000 works of art, furniture, and design objects.
DeWoody bought her first work 1969. “It was a drawing by Benny Andrews. He was my teacher at the New School, and I’ve kept it all these years.”
The Bunker is a project that’s been in the works for four or five years since a downturn in the real estate market allowed her to purchase a 1920s Art Deco building that once served as a munitions factory.