| Oct 27, 2011 |
Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show draws designers, notables
Boh staff
By Staff

Last week, the 23rd Annual International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show was held at the Park Avenue Armory, featuring many of the world’s most influential art and antique dealers in the U.S. and Europe.

The event kicked off Thursday, October 20 with a preview benefit for the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. The following morning, 1stdibs and Editor at Large hosted an Interior Designers Breakfast, a private preview enabling designers to shop the show before it opened to the public.

Dr. Annette Rickel, President of the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg (left); Fashion Designer Tori Burch (right)

The Preview Party was hosted by co-chairs  Melinda Blinken, Noreen Buckfire, Elizabeth Miller, Daisy Soros, and Michel Cox Witmer along with associate collector chairs Laura Harris and Elizabeth Pyne.

Over 800 guests and leaders from the art, design and fashion worlds attended including Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Tory Burch, Peter Marino, Michael Boodro, Betty Sherrill, Tom and Heather Leeds, Libby Fitzgerald, Lisa McCarthy, Chris and Grace Meigher, Peter and Jamee Gregory, Eleanora and Michael Kennedy, Geoffrey Bradfield, Mario Buatta, Coco and Arie Kopelman, Devon Aoki, Chappy and Melissa Morris, Richard and Karen LeFrak, Andrew and Leslie Heaney, Somers Farkas, Liz Gardiner, Martha Glass, Peter and Leslie Jones, Mark Gilbertson, Todd Alexander Romano, Nicole Mellon, Jamie Tisch, CeCe Black, Carol Mack, Claudia Overstrom, Alexandra Lind Rose, Christina Smith, Donald and Barbara Tober, Amy Fine Collins, Paola Quadretti, Wendy Moonan, Lisa Errico, Hillary Ross and Friederike Biggs.

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