Month: October 2013

Party of the Week: MSKCC Hosts The International Fine Art and antique Dealers Show

On October 24, the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) hosted the 25th Annual Preview Party for The International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show (IFAADS). This celebratory evening was Co-Chaired by Catherine Carey, Nancy Coffey Nagler, and Shafi Roepers and was generously sponsored by Traditional Home, Leviev, and Max Mara. Joining in on …

ARIS: Art and Advocacy

A transactional real estate and art attorney opines that given the indisputable proliferation of art market title risks (from theft to other title problems such as gifts or loans, hidden encumbrances and family disputes), which can have a long tail and are challenging to identify even by experts, as well as high valuations for art, …

Tracey Moffatt: “Spirit Landscapes”

by Alex R. Travers For Tracey Moffatt, photography and film have always been about storytelling. The Australian artist, who plays with several different printing processes, excels at creating disconcerting, voyeuristic moods. Take, for instance, her “Plantation” series, which features a narrative of a man lurking around a house—images that are both hauntingly engaging and morally …

Dunhill Spring 2014

by Alex R. Travers “Man on the move,” the stated inspiration for Dunhill’s presentation today, embraced a range of possibilities, from functionality to effortless style ready to go at a moment’s notice. The collection had a subtle edge, one grounded in timeless British classics with a few relaxed, sporty pieces sprinkled in. Take, for example, …

Party Pick of the Week: Folk Couture Benefit Gala

Last Wednesday evening, the American Folk Art Museum was celebrated by more than 300 guests at the Tribeca Rooftop, including Dr. Valerie Steele, The Honorable Daphne Guinness, Arie Kopelman, Jerry Lauren, fashion designer Catherine Malandrino, socialites Amy Fine Collins, Yaz Hernandez, and Jean Shafiroff, philanthropists Lucy Danziger and Joyce B. Cowin, and so many others. …