This week the Michael Shvo and Paul Kasmin Gallery presented the opening preview and reception for François-Xavier Lalanne’s Sheep Station, the inaugural exhibition of Getty Station in West Chelsea. On Monday, September 16, top names from the worlds of art and design celebrated the work of the late artist with an outdoor event amidst the sheep sculptures and rolling grass hills constructed in the former filling station. Guests enjoyed cocktails and barbeque by Chef Daniel Boulud.
Sheep Station will showcase 25 of Lalanne’s iconic epoxy stone and bronze ‘Moutons,’ and mark the largest collection to ever be shown publicly in an outdoor presentation. The exhibition will be on view through October 20, 2013, with daily opening hours for the public.
Guests included Claude Lalanne, Michael & Seren Shvo, Paul Kasmin, First Deputy Mayor Patti Harris & Mark Lebow, Robbie Antonio, Corice Arman, Alexandre Chemla, Barbara Cirkva, Isabella & Theodor Dalenson, Paula de la Cruz, Todd Eberle, Stacy Engman, Richard Flood, Caio Fonseca, Walton Ford, Gerald Forster, Casey Fremont Crowe, Clive Gillinson, Tim Goossens, Wes Gordon, Brandon Haw, Jane Holzer, Deborah Kass, Pierre Lagrange, Dorothee Lalanne, Marie Lalanne, Peter Marino, Paul Mathieu, Sophie Matisse, Stavros Merjos, Richard Mishaan, Emberly Modine, Gigi & Averell Mortimer, James Nares, Richard Pandiscio, Holly Peterson, Randy Polumbo, Josh Rechnitz, Will Ryman, Peter Speliopoulos, Carlos Souza, Liz Swig, Rory Tahari, Eve Therond, and Diana Widmaier-Picasso, among others.