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Newsletter 33
November 18, 2009

KiptonART at Christie's

Kipton Cronkite, Kiritin Beyer, Bon Duke, Sharon Dowell, Randall Bourscheidt, Emily Korman, Matthew Satz, Julie Combal, Avery McCarthy, Ula Einstein

KiptonART Shines
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Genevieve Bahrenburg
What are your favorite piece/pieces or artists on Why?
James Kennedy's Hoist and Sarah Dueth's The Wedding. I love the use of color and both are emotionally stirring, in very different ways.

What was the last exhibition you saw?
Cy Twombly at Gagosian and Georgia O'Keefe at the Whitney.

How would you describe your style in your home?
Muscular minimalism with an inordinate amount of black and white photography and coffee table art books.

What artist has most influenced or inspired you in life?
Tough question, I can't pick one. Edith Wharton, Fitzgerald, Avedon, T.S. Eliot, Motherwell and Picasso.
Read more ART TALK in the KiptonART Online Magazine.
Photo courtesy of Patrick McMullan.
Catherine Forbes
What are your favorite piece/pieces or artists on
Sabina Forbes II is a favorite artist...not just because she is my sister.  I am awed by her process and innovation. James Kennedy has many great pieces.  I was initially attracted by the architectural quality of much of his work, but the piece that has made the biggest impression on me is Citadel - it evokes Turner, a favorite. Debra Frieden's photos have impact. I'm especially partial to Torso 3.

How would you describe your style in your home?
Eclectic warmth dictated by my various passions. I have a portrait of Churchill next to works by my grandfather, sisters, photos I've taken on my travels, historic and sports memorabilia, and drawings by nieces, nephews, and godchildren.
More ART TALK with Catherine Forbes in the KiptonART Online Magazine!
Photo courtesy of Patrick McMullan.

FEATURED ARTIST Avery McCarthy, KiptonART Rising 2010 Artist

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                          Avery McCarthy                                                          Avery McCarthy
             "There Are No Stars Here XVIII"                                "There Are No Stars Here XVII"
20 x 20 in., Photography                                              20 x 20 in., Photography
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Who/what is your biggest influence or inspiration right now?

My biggest photographic influence right now is the artist Hiroshi Sugimoto. Reflecting on the nature of fundamental elements of our existence such as time, light, and fire, Sugimoto creates intelligent, ultra-relevant work that effectively uses all of photography's strengths to explore simple and profound questions. His command over the twin realms of aesthetics and concept inspire me to push harder to shed a beautiful light on the questions I feel are important.
Read more on Avery McCarthy in the KiptonART Online Magazine.
ARTWALK NY Garners Fervent Support

by Sarah Basile

Narcisco RodriguezLast night's 15th Annual ARTWALK NY, benefitting Coalition for the Homeless, raised in excess of $650,000 and over 850 people attended, making the evening the most successful event in the organization's history. Commanding the stage was Eliza Osborne of Sotheby's, who stood before an art savvy crowd, which included Cindy Sherman, Anh Duong, Lisa Anastos, and Lydia Fenet. The attendees' exuberance stemmed from the impressive collection of works for sale, featuring legendary artists Jeff Koons, John Baldessari, Ed Ruscha, and the evening's illustrious honoree, Pat Steir. Each of the ten lots was donated by the artists in support of Coalition for the Homeless, the evening's cause célèbre and one of the city's most inspiring charities.Read more on Artwalk NY in the KiptonART Online Magazine.
Left: Narcisco Rodriguez. Image courtesy of Guest of a Guest.
The Wall Project: The Berlin Wall Goes California

The Wende Museum, LA
by Mason McCulley

Berlin WallMonday, November 9th marked the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, and Los Angeles celebrated the night before with its own "fall of the wall."  The gala was hosted by The Wende Museum under the direction of Justinian Jampol. The evening was part of a series of events celebrating The Wende Museum's The Wall Project and kicked off with a champagne reception followed by cocktails, German inspired hors d'oeuvres, and a special performance by German chanteuse legend Ute Lemper. The Wall Project features two walls: the Wall Along Wilshire and the Wall Across Wilshire. The Wall Along Wilshire is a 40 foot stretch of the actual Berlin Wall known as the Eastside Gallery. Read more on The Wall Project in the KiptonART Online Magazine.
KIPTONART Make it yours

 Anje Vela
Anje Vela
36 x 24 in.
Oil on Canvas, Other
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Broadway Salutes, Arts Horizons Gala

Edison Ballroom, New York, NY

Beloserkovsky and DvorovenkoThe evening honored theater royalty Stewart Lane and Bonnie Comley. The five-time Tony Award-winning couple is currently producing the critically acclaimed Superior Donuts and The 39 Steps. Also honored was John Devol, the founder of Arts Horizons. Over the past 30 years, his organization has brought Arts Education programs to over 8 million children in the New York Tri-state area. WABC's Lauren Glassberg was the emcee and kept the guests entertained. She recognized the support of event co-chairs, Diane Passage and Peter Culver and honorary patrons Celeste Holm, LeRoy Neiman and Hal Prince, as well as benefit committee members such as Jan Prokop, Rozanne Gold, Antonia Makkos, Sandra Jordan-Bishop, Caroline Lieberman, Cynthia Maltese, Kipton Cronkite, Elizabeth Halverstam, Frank Basile, Bonnie Pfeifer Evans and Catherine Saxton. Read more on the Arts Horizons Gala in the KiptonART Online Magazine.
Photo: Maxim Beloserkovsky, Irina Dvorovenko. Courtesy of Rob Rich.

KIPTONART Make it yours

Marlon Krieger

Marlon Krieger

10 x 13 in.

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