Held for the first time ever at the Aspen Art Museum, the organization’s winter benefit, The NOW, raised more than $700,000. Proceeds from the well-attended event will support exhibition and educational programming.
Tom Sachs, Marc Dennis, John W. Hickenlooper, John and Amy Phelan, Susan and Larry Marx, Nancy and Bob Magoon, Nicola and Jeff Marcus, Kitzia and Richard Goodman, and Heidi Zuckerman
More than 200 well-heeled attendees started the evening with cocktails and caviar, as well as a silent auction with rare wines; handbags from designers like Fendi and Tom Ford; and more. Dinner commenced with a toast from Gov. John Hickenlooper, who spoke of the importance for art organizations in Colorado. During dinner, Sotheby’s auctioneer Andrea Fiuczynski conducted the auction that included an exclusive art trip to Los Angeles, artwork, a Dennis Basso signature coat and more. The evening was topped off with dessert on the roof deck and an intimate performance by Canadian born singer/songwriter Grimes. -Photography by Riccardo Savi, Mary Sue Bonetti and Seth Beckton