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10 Things I Loved This Week

I hope everyone had an amazing Thanksgiving, and survived Black Friday!  I ate too much as usual, and worked on the busy shopping day.  I’m exhausted, but my blogging work must go on!  137 more words


10 Things We Learned From Bunny Mellon’s Monster Estate Sale

Think of it as a master class in estate planning. Earlier this month, Sotheby’s sold all 43 pieces on offer from Bunny Mellon’s art collection—Rothko to Picasso to Diebenkorn—at its much-heralded “Property from the Collection of Mrs. 1,130 more words

"Joy in Beauty:" The Collection of Mrs. Paul Mellon, Sotheby's

I don’t usually find myself in places like Sotheby’s or famous auction houses. But there was something about the collection of Bunny Mellon that called me to visit.  280 more words

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Anthony Haden-Guest at the ICI Gala, in the Imperial Splendor of the Cunard Building

“ICI?” the hefty fellow at the door of Cipriani’s at 25 Broadway asked me.

“God, no!” I said, with feeling.

An automatic reflex, this. ICI had once stood for Imperial Chemicals Industry, a juggernaut, a kind of a Brit Dow Chemical, until it had been picked apart, the last chunk being sold to a Dutch paint conglomerate in 2008. 754 more words

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43 artworks from the Mellon Collection went up for auction earlier this week. The auction brought in more than $157 million. Bunny Mellon died earlier this year at 103. 24 more words


Homage To Bunny Mellon

With all the buzz about Bunny Mellon and the auction of her belongings, I would like to praise this lady for an amazing vision and creative “eye.” I had the pleasure of having lunch with her when I hosted a luncheon for her friend Hubert de Givenchy and what a lady she was. 32 more words

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Sotheby's Delivers a Rare 'White Glove' Sale for the Collection of Bunny Mellon

On Monday night the art world turned out their pockets at Sotheby’s, leading to a rare “white glove” sale of curated selections from the collection of Rachel “Bunny” Lambert Mellon, wife of philanthropist Paul Mellon and a prolific and eclectic collector of fine art. 318 more words