Brooke Shields and model/photographer Helena Christensen attended the opening day of Art New York on Thursday, May 2.
The New York Academy of Art is Art New York’s philanthropic partner. The Academy presented an exhibition curated by Academy President David Kratz and Academy supporter Helena Christensen, that held a VIP Reception attended by Academy trustees Brooke Shields, Suzanne and Bob Cochran, Patricia and Scott Moger, and NYAA Provost Peter Drake. The drawings, paintings and sculpture have all been created by alumni of the Academy’s MFA program including James Adelman, Tamalin Baumgarten, Joao Brandao, Dina Brodsky, Diana Corvelle, Shiqing Deng, Christian Fagerlund, Brett Harvey, Jacob Hicks, Alexis Hilliard, Sara Issakharian, Yun Jang, Lani Kennefick, Will Kurtz, Dan Pelonis, Laura Peturson, James Razko, Nicolas V. Sanchez, Stephen Shaeen, Susan Siegel, Kathy Stecko, Zeynep Tekiner, Jiannan Wu, and Zane York. Several of the artists attended the reception.