Party Prowler: The Hottest Events in the Art World and Beyond

We weren't aware of their friendship, but Chuck Close and Fran Drescher took this photo together at MoMA's David Rockefeller Award ceremony.

This week, all the VIP collection and studio tours you couldn’t get into, Chuck Close and Fran Drescher’s unexpected friendship, and more.

Grimanesa Amoros shows off her workspace (and matches her work) at a VIP studio tour. J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com

Grimanesa Amoros shows off her workspace (and matches her art) at a VIP studio tour.
J Grassi/Patrickmcmullan.com

Well-dressed guests Athena Calderone, Cristina Salmastrelli at a party at Gilded Lily. JONATHON ZIEGLER/PatrickMcMullan.com

Well-dressed guests Athena Calderone and Cristina Salmastrelli at a party at Gilded Lily hosted by the Affordable Art Fair.
JONATHON ZIEGLER/PatrickMcMullan.com

Kate Couric, joined by Paula Molner, made an appearance at the Armory Show.  J Grassi/PatrickMcMullan.com

Kate Couric, joined by Paula Molner, made an appearance at the Armory Show.
J Grassi/PatrickMcMullan.com

Whitney Biennial curators Michelle Grabner and Anthony Elms  with VIPs at Sotheby's Biennial reception afterparty.

Whitney Biennial curators Michelle Grabner and Anthony Elms with VIPs at Sotheby’s Biennial reception afterparty.

We weren't aware of their friendship, but Chuck Close and Fran Drescher took this photo together at MoMA's David Rockefeller Award ceremony.

We were unaware of their friendship, but Chuck Close and Fran Drescher took this photo together at MoMA’s David Rockefeller Award ceremony.

Alexis Adler looked stunning at a presentation of her collection that took place at Christie's. Ronald Riqueros/PatrickMcMullan.com

Alexis Adler wore this distinctive piece at a presentation of her art collection.
Ronald Riqueros/PatrickMcMullan.com

Carrie Yamaoka at the opening of her show at PK Shop. Clint Spaulding/PatrickMcMullan.com

Carrie Yamaoka at the opening of her show at PK Shop.
Clint Spaulding/PatrickMcMullan.com


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