On Tuesday, December 3, Best Buddies International and The Brant Foundation hosted the Best Buddies Art + Friendship Auction to benefit Best Buddies. Best buddies provides those with intellectual and developmental disabilities opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership development.
The event was held at the home of Sara and Ugo Colombo and guests included Leonardo DiCaprio, Val Kilmer and Alina and Anthony Shriver. The event raised nearly $1 million with Senior VP Senior Specialist of Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s, Gabriela Palmieri leading the bidding. The auction included works by David Altmejd, Carol Bove, Joe Bradley and many more.