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Photo by Drew Altizer. Courtesy of BAMPFA.
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2016 ARTWALK NY Benefit for the Coalition for the Homeless
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Photo by Drew Altizer. Courtesy of BAMPFA.

Louis Vuitton and W Magazine Celebrate Masters : A Collaboration with Jeff Koons.
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Photo by Drew Altizer. Courtesy of BAMPFA.
Photo by Drew Altizer. Courtesy of BAMPFA.
Photo by Drew Altizer. Courtesy of BAMPFA.
Photo by Drew Altizer. Courtesy of BAMPFA.
Photo by Drew Altizer. Courtesy of BAMPFA.
Photo by Drew Altizer. Courtesy of BAMPFA.
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“Portal” Gala Heralds BAMPFA’s New Building by Diller Scofidio + Renfro

By Caroline Wall

February 2, 2016

The new UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) museum and theater saw a successful opening four-day long celebration last week, that began on Thursday with a grand opening gala, dubbed “Portal.” A crowd of over 900 people were on hand to admire the twisting slants of the stainless steel roof and the sweeps of large glass paneling ofr the Diller Scofidio + Renfro-designed space.

The evening was hosted by BAMPFA Director Lawrence Rider and included “Portal” as well as an afterparty, “House,” entertaining guests with house “old and new” music, sponsored by Uber and San Francisco Magazine.

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Photo by Drew Altizer. Courtesy of BAMPFA.

Guests like Albert Brooks, Jeffrey Fraenkel, Katy Grannan, Stephan Jenkins, Pamela Joyner, Barry McGee & Clare Rojas, Rita Moreno, Tom Sachs, Dave Eggers, and Joel Wachs were welcomed with lengthy buffet tables, remarks by Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks, and walls and galleries showcasing captivating works of art and film.

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