Haute Event: 2012 Whitney Art Party

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Last night on June 6th, 2012  the Whitney Contemporaries hosted the 2012 Whitney Art Party sponsored by Theory and Saks Fifth Avenue at Skylight Soho.

I had the pleasure of attending the annual event along with Olivier Theyskens, Denise Incandela, Bettina Prentice, Derek Blasberg, Annabelle Dexter Jones, Lauren Santo Domingo, Erin Fetherston, Sean Avery, Terence Koh, Charlotte Ronson, Alexandra Ragazzi, Nicolo Ragazzi, Francesca Maccapani M, Decimaria Viana, Samantha Lim, Lorna Solano, Rachel Heller, Emerson Barth, Peter Davis, Claude Morais, Tinsley Mortimer, Lauren Remington Platt, Charles Rockefeller, Gianvito Rossi, Gabe Saporta, Manish Vora, Uma Wang and many many more. Kate Bosworth had the shutterbugs going crazy as she entered the event in a sleek black mini dress. It was a magical night for the world of fashion, art and music to come together.

Highlighting the event were  performances by Iona Rozeal Brown and Kalup Linzy, who collaborated with Kreëmart to produce A Memorial for Taiwan, a multimedia performance celebrating the life of Taiwan, one of the artist’s longstanding alter egos in his nearly ten year repetoire of video art. The artist and his band performed a series of his original compositions as well as some by noted artists,Whitney Houston and Otis Redding.

Guests enjoyed food from Acme and THE LION as well as cocktails by Belvedere Vodka and Chandon.

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