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SATELLITE NIGHTS AT SOHO HOUSE
On Friday, March 1, Soho House partnered with Samsung Galaxy to present the first ever Satellite Nights, an exclusive showcase of the city’s most up-and-coming music and art talent. Soho House rounded up their most stylish “Under 27” members for the event and guests crowded the custom art installations and projections – created by lauded L.A visual artist Ben Jones – to experience the latest Samsung Galaxy devices. The intimate venue buzzed with the sounds of Capital Cities, Robert Delong, and Le Youth who performed throughout the evening. When guests weren’t using the tablets available to manipulate Jones’ artwork themselves, they could be caught striking a pose at the Instaprint photo station using hashtags #TheNextBigThing and #SohoSatellite.
DPA 2013 RE:FORM ART AUCTION
Over 300 of New York’s top art pundits, collectors, and philanthropists gathered at C24 Gallery in Chelsea, on Monday, March 4, to show their support for the Drug Policy Alliance. The occasion was re:FORM, a cocktail party and silent auction of artworks chaired by Paulette Cole, alongside honorary chairs Richard Branson and Deepak Chopra. DJ Rachel Chandler and a live performance from Leah Siegel of Firehouse provided the soundtrack for the night, as guests enthusiastically bid on an impressive selection of featured artists that included Judy Chicago, Laurie Simmons, and Marilyn Minter. Among the supporters actor Adrien Grenier and hip-hop icon Fab 5 Freddy were spotted mingling as fellow art lovers enjoyed drinks from the Brooklyn Brewery sponsored bar.
OHANA & CO. INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY LUNCHEON
As International Women’s Day was celebrated across the world on March 8, Karine Ohana welcomed New Yorkers to her International Women’s Day luncheon, generously hosted by Mathilde Thomas, founder of Caudalie. Over lunch, attendees were treated to talks from esteemed philanthropists; Adam Braun for Pencils of Promise; John Kluge Jr. for Eirëne; Susan Rockefeller for Oceana Foundation; and Mathilde Thomas representing 1% for the Planet. Following words from Annette Richardson, senior adviser of United Nations, and Ruma Bose, young entrepreneur Council of United Nations, guests toasted to the spirit of giving and to working together to rebalance genders in the world.
ANDRIEN GHENIE: NEW PAINTINGS
Friday, March 8, marked the opening of celebrated Romanian artist Adrian Ghenie’s first US gallery exhibition at Pace Gallery in Chelsea. The opening drew art mavens from across Manhattan to enjoy his simultaneously figurative, yet abstract paintings. A host of art world names including gallerist Jeff Burch, Pace artist Bosco Sodi and, not to mention, Pace founder Arne Glimcher and his family were all in attendance. Following the preview, it all kicked off with the after party at NoHo’s much-hyped Acme restaurant, where artist Adam Pendleton and Lucy de Kooning were amongst familiar faces enjoying the scene.