New York – AO On Site: The 2012 Guggenheim International Gala, Thursday, November 8th, 2012

November 9th, 2012

Maria Gutierrez and Gabriel Orozco
Maria Gutierrez and Gabriel Orozco

All photos by C. Daleli for ArtObserved

The 2012 Guggenheim International Gala took place Thursday, November 8th in celebration of Picasso: Black and White organized by Carmen Giménez. Guests were able to view artworks for the upcoming benefit auction at Sotheby’s on November 13-14th with lots by Gabriel Orozco, Georg Baselitz, Roy Lichtenstein, Richard Prince, and James Turrell, among others. Funds raised at the gala and auction are in support of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation.

Atmosphere
Atmosphere

Richard Armstrong, Director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation
Richard Armstrong, Director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation

Artists such as Gabriel Orozco, Lawrence Weiner, Marilyn Minter and KAWS were present. Also seen were Guggenheim Honorary Chairs of the event Almine and Bernard Ruiz-Picasso, Diana Widmaier-Picasso, Chairs Christina Baker, Eleanor Acquavella Dejoux, Phyllis Mack, Denise Saul, and Jennifer Blei Stockman, and Dinner Chair Larry Gagosian.

Cecilia Alemani, Curator and Director of High Line Art with Barbara Corti, Director of 303 Gallery
Cecilia Alemani, Curator and Director of High Line Art with Barbara Corti, Director of 303 Gallery

Artwork by Gabriel Orozco
Artwork by Gabriel Orozco

Guggenheim Chair Christina Baker (left) with guests
Guggenheim Chair Christina Baker (left) with guests

Alice and Lawrence Weiner
Alice and Lawrence Weiner

Guest and Diana Widmaier-Picasso (right)
Karole Vail, Curator at Guggenheim Museum and Diana Widmaier-Picasso

Guggenheim patrons with Almine Ruiz-Picasso (far right)
Jennifer Stockman, President of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, actress Florence Sloan and Almine Ruiz-Picasso

Marilyn Minter
Artist Marilyn Minter

Artwork by Roy Lichtenstein
Artwork by Roy Lichtenstein

Guests with Barbara Corti, Director of 303 Gallery (far right)
Guests with Barbara Corti, Director of 303 Gallery (far right)

Artwork by Richard Prince
Artwork by Richard Prince

Artwork by Georg Baselitz
5. artwork by Georg Baselitz

 

Guest and artist KAWS (right)
Guest and artist KAWS (right)

Guggenheim patron Robert Belford
Guggenheim patron Robert Belford

Almine Ruiz-Picasso
Almine Ruiz-Picasso

Guggenheim patrons
Guggenheim patrons

Guggenheim patrons
Guggenheim patrons

Gallerist Andrea Rosen and guest
Gallerist Andrea Rosen and artist Josephine Meckseper

Guggenheim patrons
Guggenheim patrons

Guggenheim patrons
Guggenheim patrons

Guest Erica Samuels
Advisor Erica Samuels

Atmosphere
Atmosphere – full house

-S. Lohrasbe

Links:
[Guggenheim Museum]