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The island of Manhattan is home to the greatest concentration of private clubs in this country, and no, we are not talking about the velvet-roped doors of the Meatpacking District. These elite institutions date back to the early nineteenth century, modeled after the gentlemen's clubs of London and retain the codes of behavior from that era. The buildings are reverent but nondescript, the fees are astronomical, and the dress code is de rigueur. Here are 7 members-only clubs, where the upper echelon of New York Society can freely mix business with pleasure.
The Met throws a Warhol costume party. Fernando Botero takes up space at Marlborough Gallery. Jeff Koons talks Pablo Picasso at the Guggenheim. The Chelsea Art District hosts a festival of sound. "The Scream" comes to MoMA. And Anne Hathaway sings for her supper. Listen up: art demands to be heard on this week's round up. More»
Last night in NYC, Kate Upton, Solange Knowles and Chace Crawford joined EPIX and VANITY FAIR to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the James Bond franchise with a screening of Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007, Downtown 4 Democracy and VICE hosted a Presidential debate viewing party at the Jane Hotel, the New York Film Festival played tribute to Nicole Kidman, Bill Powers opened his latest exhibition at Half Gallery with works by Girls' Jemima Kirke, and more! More»
Thursday, June 20
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.