Guggenheim's First Annual Art Awards A Star-Studded Success

by SARAH MANDATO · October 30, 2009

Julianne Moore, Francisco Costa, Kylie Minogue [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 Cynthia Rowley, Bill Powers, Dree Hemingway

Hamish Bowles, Anh Duong Hamish Bowles, Anh Duong

James Franco, Linda Yablonsky, Rob Pruitt James Franco, Linda Yablonsky, Rob Pruitt

David Bradshaw, Italo Zucchelli David Bradshaw, Italo Zucchelli

Hope Atherton, Gavin Brown, Rosy Brown Hope Atherton, Gavin Brown, Rosy Brown

The Delusional Downtown Divas Yvonne Force Villareal The Delusional Downtown Divas, Yvonne Force Villareal

Antoine Catala, Karina Daskalov Gloria von Thurn und Taxis Antoine Catala, Karina Daskalov, Gloria von Thurn und Taxis

Malcolm Carfrae, Bronwyn Keenan Klaus Biesenbach, Diana Picasso Malcolm Carfrae, Bronwyn Keenan, Klaus Biesenbach, Diana Picasso

Kembra Pfahler, Mary HeilmannDavid Stockman, Jennifer Stockman Kembra Pfahler, Mary Heilmann, David Stockman, Jennifer Stockman

Cynthia Plaster Caster Cynthia Plaster Caster