DJ Afrika Bambaataa Spins at Guggenheim’s Young Collectors Party

Check out the annual bash held in the museum's famous rotunda.

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Evangelo Bousis, Peter Dundas, Victoria Bousis, Dree Hemingway.
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Bee Shaffer, Kyle Hotchkiss Carone.
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Sarah Arison, Nell Diamond, Evan Yurman, Ku-Ling Yurman, Alexandra Economou.
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Brendan Gerard, Nancy Spector, Kevin Beasley.
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Carmen Hermo, Lauren Hinkson, Agnieszka Kurant, Susan Thompson, Brendan Gerard.
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Atmosphere.
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What: Guggenheim Young Collectors Party supported by David Yurman.

Where: The Guggenheim Museum.

When: Thursday, March 19, 2015.

Who: Event co-chairs, Sarah Arison, Nell Diamond, and Alexandra Economou hosted Roberto Cavalli creative director Peter Dundas, Dylan Brant, Evan Yurman, Dree Hemingway, Nancy Spector, Anna Wintour’s daughter Bee Shaffer, and artist Rashid Johnson.

Why: To raise funds to support Guggenheim’s contemporary art collecting and their endeavors to procure works by emerging artists. YCC members have helped the institution acquire more than 130 works since 1996.

The Moment: Watching the “father of electro funk” DJ Afrika Bambaataa man the decks at the party for guests that one artist described to artnet News as a “bougie crew.”


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