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Sunday, November 15, 2009
KiptonART Artists Shine at "Friends of the Arts Party" at Christie's
Alliance for the Arts held their annual fundraiser last night at famed auction house Christie's. The "Friends of the Arts Party" introduced an art-savvy crowd to Latin American works that will be included in Christie's Fall sale, with paintings by renowned artists such as Fernando Botero and Claudio Bravo. Guests took part in a silent auction showcasing art created by 17 KiptonART artists, including the six 2010 KiptonART Rising Artists: Kiritin Beyer, Julie Combal, Bon Duke, Emily Korman, Avery McCarthy and Matthew Satz. The other talented artists were Emily Baker, Tina Buchholtz, Sandro Diani, Sharon Dowell, Ula Einstein, Azadeh Ghotbi, Marlon Krieger, Shay Kun, Paul Seftel, David Szydlowski and Gavin Zeigler. Congratulations to all artists involved! Committee members and patrons of the arts included: Vice President for the Alliance of the Arts Anne Coates, President for the Alliance of the Arts Randall Bourscheidt, Christie's Lydia Fenet, Ashton Hawkins and John L. Moore III, Dr. J Marc Michel Leonard, Justin and Indre Rockefeller, Beatriz Garcia, Brian Ellner, Manish Vora, Eric R. Johnson and Paul Beirne.