Shawn Bell Hosts Unframed 20 Kickoff Event At Bellhaus Store Opening

by LIZ JENEAULT · March 25, 2010

[All photos by Patrick McMullan for PMc] Friends of ACRIA enjoyed a private party Tuesday to kickoff the Unframed 2010 event and the opening of the new Bellhaus store.-

ACRIA curated the venue with works by Bleckner, Donald Baechler, Kenny Scharf, Julian Schnabel, Terrence Koh, and many others.

Renowned arist and ACRIA board member, Ross Bleckner, spoke to the 75 guests about the orgination's AIDS research and education work, as well as its upcoming Unframed art sale event. The upcoming event, taking place on April 29, will be presented by Elle Decor and B&B Italia.

Shawn Bell opened the Bellhaus store for the first time on Tuesday, having relocated from the Hamptons to Manhattan. The "couture fashion meets luxurious home," boutique proved to be an intimate venue for the AIDS research and education charity kickoff event.

Dane Neller, Marie Noelle Pierece, Gilionne D'Origny

Dane Neller, Marie Noelle Pierece, Gilionne D'Origny

Shaf Sobers, Dukeman, Joshua Williams, Derek Gardner, Kentay Miller, Michael Whitaker

Shaf Sobers, Dukeman, Joshua Williams, Derek Gardner, Kentay Miller, Michael Whitaker

Christian Tuchschel, Shawn Kimel

Christian Tuchschel, Shawn Kimel

Daniel Urzedo, Brabal GurungStacey Kimel, Isabel Delpriora

Daniel Urzedo, Brabal Gurung, Stacey Kimel, Isabel Delpriora

Dane Neller, Marie Noelle Pierece, Gilionne D'Origny

Shaokao Cheng, Hanna Cheng, Jin Oh

Shawn Bell, Reagan Morgan

Shawn Bell, Reagan Morgan

Namik Minter, Joshua Williams, Stephanie Jackson, Audrea Soong

Namik Minter, Joshua Williams, Stephanie Jackson, Audrea Soong