Latin American art is one specialty of the collectors Cecilia and Ernesto Poma. The couple are patrons of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and hosted a private viewing of their collection for MoMA’s Junior Associates in 2017. The duo are also on Art Basel’s Global Patrons Council alongside some of the most prominent private art collectors in the world.

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Cecilia and Ernesto Poma


Source of wealth:
Real estate development and conglomerate interests (Grupo Poma)

Collecting area:
Contemporary art; Latin American art

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Fun fact:

According to a 2012 Huffington Post article, Ernesto's father, Ricardo, was one of the first investors in Bain Capital, the investment firm started by later U.S. presidentical candidate Mitt Romney.