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David Hockney Opening at Gallery Pace Palo Alto

David Hockney Opening at Gallery Pace Palo Alto

Pace Gallery Palo Alto recently hosted an opening reception for “The Yosemite Suite,” an exhibition…

Rushing for Gold at the SF Fall Antiques Show, 2014 | SFLUXE 22

Rushing for Gold at the SF Fall Antiques Show, 2014

San Francisco interior designer Claudia Juestel gives us an in-depth look at the 2014 San Francisco Fall Antiques Show, which had a gold rush theme this year.

Mid Winter Gala 2014 | SFLUXE 62

Mid Winter Gala 2014

Salvatore Ferragamo co-hosted this years Mid Winter Gala in San Francisco, with Trevor Traina, Vanessa Getty, Kathryn Lasater, and Allison Speer. Guests included Marissa Mayer, Jonathan Ive, Dita von Teese, Balthazar Getty, Camilla Belle, Jessica Hart, Derek Blasberg, John Gidding, Lauren Remington Platt, Liz Goldwyn, Libby Leffler, Douglas Friedman, David Sacks, Jacqueline Sacks, Devon Aoki, Gary Friedman, among others.

artMRKT 2013 | SFLUXE 1

artMRKT 2013

The 2013 showing of artMRKT in San Francisco opened to a staggering 6,000 guests in May, and had to turn away 500, raising approximately $30,000 for artMRKT beneficiary, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s New Acquisition Fund.

Following the presentation of the 2013 ArtCare Award for Excellence in Civic Arts Patronage awarded to Mrs. Diane B. Wilsey, on behalf of the San Francisco Arts Commission and San Francisco Art Dealers Association, the Opening Night Preview Benefit provided guests with first access to the artwork, elegant catering (including specialty cocktails courtesy of Diageo), as well as a fantastic performance by the SF Jazz High School All-Stars Combo.

Among numerous Opening Night sales, Brian Gross Fine Art sold a major Robert Arneson self-portrait bronze for $200,000, and Alex Meyerovich Gallery reported the sale of a David Hockney lithograph for $65,000.

For more information, visit http://www.art-mrkt.com/sf / www.art-mrkt.com/sf

The San Francisco Fall Antiques Show's 30th Anniversary | SFLUXE 2

The San Francisco Fall Antiques Show’s 30th Anniversary

The San Francisco Fall Antiques Show celebrated its 30th annual event with a most appropriate theme “Hidden Treasures” inspired by the traditional 30th anniversary gift, the pearl.