Art and Culture
With the news that Raphael’s masterpiece, “Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn” will be on display at the Legion of Honor in January 2016, Damion Matthews takes a look at the enigmatic painting.
The Fairmont Hotel, c. 1907 Senator James Graham Fair was one of California’s richest men…
Amy Winehouse As A Teen Amy Winehouse is the subject of two art exhibitions opening…
Electric Fashion by Christine Suppes, with photos by Frederic Aranda, is one of the most exciting fashion books of the year. Here are 6 reasons why!
Celebrating 15 years in business, French designer Jean-Louis Deniot recently hosted a party in Paris. Called “The Black Tie Leather Ball,” it was also the spectacular launch of his book, “Jean-Louis Deniot: Interiors” by Diane Dorrans Saeks.
Vanessa Getty recently hosted a luncheon at Cotogna to celebrate the opening of lingerie brand La Perla’s first boutique in San Francisco at 170 Geary Street.
Renovations of the Salon Dore at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco were recently unveiled. And as you see, it’s one of the most beautiful rooms in the world!
“Diana Vreeland Memos: The Vogue Years” is a delightful new book giving a fascinating insight into the legendary Vogue editor’s mind and work in the 1960s.
The Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University recently held its biennial “Rodin by Moonlight” fundraiser, one of the most important Bay Area galas.
On June 23, 2013, http://artsy.net / Artsy.net , the online art genome project, co-curated a cocktail reception with Christie’s at the home of Lucy and Larry Page.
Guests included Sky Dayton, Brian Roberts, and Yves Behar, among others. Lucy Page hosted the event along with Dasha Zhukova and Jim Breyer.
Diane Dorrans Saeks writes, “I love San Francisco Opera. And now Iâ€™m looking forward to a month of summer opera, starting this week. Magical.”
Just in time for the America’s Cup races, The Legion of Honorâ€™s Impressionists on the Water explores how art collided with high-tech in 19th century France. ..
The Johns got very, very Close at the SFMOMA Art Auction. They marched through the Marsh with Sherman, their hearts Welling up with love for art. On the Richter scale, this was big. Warhol big…
Publication of Eric Cohler’s new book, “Cohler on Design,” was recently celebrated at Hudson Grace in San Francisco by Alison Pincus, Matt Cohler, Sabrina Buell, Allison Speer and their guests, including Dr. Priscilla Chan, Arielle Zuckerberg, Jeremy Stoppelman, Nirav Tolia, Trevor Traina and others.
The first ever Women of Style & Substance fashion fundraiser was held at Hedge Gallery in San Francisco, recently.
Ann Getty: Interior Style, the gorgeous new book by Diane Dorrans Saeks, is the must-have book of the fall.