[All photos by BILLY FARRELL for PMc]. Last night marked the inaugural evening for the annual Art Awards at the Guggenheim. Francisco Costa, Kylie Minogue, James Franco, Dree Hemingway, Julianne Moore, Cynthia Rowley, Italo Zucchelli, Gloria von Thurn und Taxis, Hope Atherton and Hamish Bowles attended to held recognize the people, projects and exhibitions impacting the field of contemporary art.
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Sofia Coppola and Mary-Kate Olsen presented honors including Artist and Curator of the Year. Benefitting the Guggenheim, White Columns and Studio in a School, this star-studded first occasion was undeniably very successful.
Cynthia Rowley, Bill Powers, Dree Hemingway
Hamish Bowles, Anh Duong
James Franco, Linda Yablonsky, Rob Pruitt
David Bradshaw, Italo Zucchelli
Hope Atherton, Gavin Brown, Rosy Brown
The Delusional Downtown Divas, Yvonne Force Villareal
Antoine Catala, Karina Daskalov, Gloria von Thurn und Taxis
Malcolm Carfrae, Bronwyn Keenan, Klaus Biesenbach, Diana Picasso
Kembra Pfahler, Mary Heilmann, David Stockman, Jennifer Stockman
Cynthia Plaster Caster