Haute Living, LOUIS XIII And Maddox Gallery Host Dinner For Fine Art Photographer David Yarrow

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Swept in the creative atmosphere of Art Basel Miami, Haute Living partnered with LOUIS XIII and Maddox Gallery to celebrate the oeuvre of British fine-art photographer, David Yarrow.

Yarrow’s images – striking black-and-white portraits of wildlife – adorned the Fontaine Ballroom of the Fontainebleau Hotel Miami. A slew of prominent guests marveled at the artwork during the opening VIP cocktail party. Among the attendees were Haute Living Co-founder Seth Semilof, Maddox Gallery Owner Jay Rutland, Eduardo Serio of Black Jaguar-White Tiger Foundation, LOUIS XIII Ambassador Victor Blanquart, and Fontainebleau COO Philip Goldfarb. Yarrow was also in attendance.

From left to right: Eduardo Serio and Seth Semilof

“This [is] a trip down memory lane as I stayed there in 1994 whilst doing a photo shoot for American Express,” Yarrow wrote on his website about his pop-up exhibit at the iconic South Beach hotel, which once also served as the backdrop for The Bodyguard.

The fete continued with a delectable dinner at Stripsteak by Michael Mina, where guests enjoyed a three-course menu. A live auction for one of Yarrow’s photographs raised $27,000 to benefit the Black Jaguar-White Tiger Foundation, which rescues big felines from dire circumstances. Rutland donated further $10,000 to the cause.

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From left to right: Seth Semilof, David Yarrow, Jay Rutland, Victor Blanquart

The night concluded with a special LOUIS XIII moment that featured a special cognac toast for Yarrow.

Yarrow’s pop-up exhibit will be available through December 10.

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