Late last month, the who's who of Los Angeles' art and design community gathered for a summer soiree at the Beverly Hills Estate of Liv Ballard, celebrating the upcoming Los Angeles Antiques, Art + Design Show (LAAADS) taking place this October.
The event was held to honor the recipients of LACMA's Decorative Arts and Design Council prestigious Design Leadership Award, which will be presented to husband and wife team Annie Kelly and Tim Street-Porter at the annual LAAADS Opening Night Party on October 9 at 3Labs Studio in Culver City.
Tim Street-Porter and Annie Kelly
Guests included leading tastemakers in the worlds of art and design including: Oliver M. Furth, Cynthia Frank, Madeline Sutart, Mallery Roberts Morgan, Charles Shyer, Beth Rudin DeWoody, David Philip and Jade Chang.
Cynthia Frank, Firooz Zahedi and Beth Rudin DeWoody
Madeline Stuart and David Serrano
Oliver M. Furth speaking with guests of the party
The LAAADS will showcase over 50 national and international exhibitors of antique decorative and fine arts, in addition to contemporary art and design and additional programming devoted to design, the arts, and philanthropy.