John Giorno/Basel/Ile de Porquerolles/London June 2018
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John Giorno/Basel/Ile de Porquerolles/London June 2018

On June 5, I was delighted to join Melissa Chiu, Director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and other guests on a visit to John Giorno’s studio in Lower Manhattan. Giorno is an American poet and performance artist.  He was featured in Warhol’s film “Sleep” in 1963 and founded “Dial-A-Poem”, using a telephone service to communicate … Continue reading

Christo and Peter Doig, November 5th 2015
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Christo and Peter Doig, November 5th 2015

It was wonderful to see Christo and his team last evening at the Craig F. Starr Gallery’s opening of “Christo: Show Windows and Store Fronts, 1963-67”. It’s been ten years since Jeanne-Claude and Christo presented their monumental project, “The Gates, (Project for Central Park) in 2005,  where my role as the liaison between the artists and … Continue reading