ABOUT MARCEL KATZ
Marcel Katz, also known as “The Art Plug” is an art agent, dealer, and director based in Miami, Florida. He is the founder of Marcel Katz Art, an art gallery & dealership; The Art Plug, an art & creative agency; and The Art Plug Power House, an independent art fair & experimental event platform for international artists. He is also the youngest authorized dealer of Salvador Dalí.
Over the course of six years, Marcel has developed these enterprises into notable and groundbreaking organizations which have gained attention across the art world, music industry, and beyond. Beginning a career in entertainment allowed him to make connections with visual artists who were looking to collaborate on creative ideas. Marcel had always been personally tied to art, yet he realized during this time that he wanted to become fully involved in it. For those who don’t know him, Marcel is a figure who provides quality art and services to his clients.
Marcel Katz Art is a contemporary art gallery based in Miami, offering a roster of over 200 blue-chip and rising artists. We are located in North Miami, minutes away from the Arts District. The gallery has a presence with international art fairs and keeps a close relationship with their artists. We can work directly with clients on specialized, commissioned artworks. Along with this, we provide other services such as art advising, consignment and curatorial services for both commercial and residential properties.
As a gallery, we sell and buy artworks across categories, Marcel Katz Art is well-sought out for artists in rising, urban, established, and blue-chip sectors. Our gallery specializes in prints, originals, street art, and murals, including works by Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Robert Indiana, KAWS, Jeff Koons, Damien Hirst, Banksy, Paul Insect, Mr. Brainwash, CB Hoyo, Fucci, D*Face, Jerkface, John Paul Fauves, David Shrigley, Leftyoutthere, Callen Schaub, Tiago Magro, Lauren Baker, LALO, Hebru Brantley, and Graceland.
Marcel Katz Art has premiered reputable online and physical exhibitions since 2016, and continues to do so throughout the years. We have collaborated on events with galleries such as Oliver Cole Gallery, where we held an exhibition and featured artists CB Hoyo and John Paul Fauves, who together created a mural outside of Oliver Cole in Wynwood Arts District during Miami Art Week 2017. Marcel Katz Art has also hosted an exhibition with The Office Art Gallery in 2019, where we showed artists Thrush Holmes, Bertrand Fournier, Matthieu Venot, Roberto Del Rio, Leonardo Micarelli.
We believe in a strong physical approach but we also recognize that the art world is blossoming through a digital platform. We are able to create a safe marketplace where people can have a good experience to buy, sell, or consign any level of art. We believe in making art accessible to anybody, offering works at different price points. If there is something we don’t have then we will use our industry expertise to find what you are looking for.
We create pop up shows around the Miami Design District with artists such as Bertrand Fournier and Matthieu Venot. Bleeding in Color at Miami Design District, where the first mechanical unicorn was created as part of an installation and guests had the opportunity to view our curated show by sitting on furry, Tibetan sheepskin swings created by artist Gabriela Noelle. The gallery chose to present additional works by Jonathan Ryan Harvey, Tiago Magro, and Jen Clay.
Along with this, we have organized exhibitions at the Art Plug Power House and showcased art in order to fundraise money for charities such as the Best Buddies Foundation. The nonprofit organization is internationally-recognized for its efforts in creating equal opportunities and relationships for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Marcel Katz Art is dedicated to philanthropic missions and chooses to contribute by creating exhibitions and events which support other organizations such as our successful show, Raise the Caliber: Art Creates Change Miami in 2018 at the Delano. In partnership with Caliber to support those affected by the events at Stoneman Douglas High School, this show. Caliber works to assist “victims, families, and communities affected by illegal gun violence in America.” We used guns and gun bullets from crime scenes to create works of art, Detroitwick made. Marcel Katz Art has also partnered with Art Plug Agency and raised money with Lyft, charging one dollar per ride, in efforts to beautify the Little Haiti community by integrating arts & culture.
As Forbes put it, Marcel is “Disrupting the US Art Scene.”
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