ICI at 35

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ICI’s Anniversary Party Chairs Ann & Mel Schaffer, the Anniversary Committee Hosts, and ICI’s Board of Trustees

Invite you to celebrate at ICI’s 35th Anniversary Party

Thursday, December 9, 2010

6:30 - 10:00 PM

Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue
New York City

Festive Attire


Schedule of Events

Doors Open
Silent Auction of Art Experiences
Music by Justin Miller (DFA Records)

Honoree Toast by Klaus Biesenbach and Welcome

Performance by So Percussion

Live Auction of Art Experiences with August Uribe, Senior Vice President, Sotheby’s New York

Silent Auction Closes in two phases

Shoot in 12 Shots a performance by Alix Pearlstein (in honor of RoseLee Goldberg)

The Exhibitionist (the one and only Stacy Engman)

Event Ends

ICI 35th Anniversary Party Committee

Ann and Mel Schaffer, Co-chairs

Noreen Ahmad, Helen Allen, Aaryn Anderson, Kathy Battista, Tanya Bonakdar, Megan Bowman, Jill Brienza, Allison Card, Gabriella De Ferrari, Rose Dergan, Patrick Duffy, Richard Dupont, Stacy Engman, Leslie Fritz, Laurel Gitlen, Marla Goldwasser, Lesley Heller, Jennifer Joy, Esther Kim & Joseph Varet, Heidi Lee, Rose Lord, Candice Madey, Joel Mesler, Nancy Portnoy, Molly and William Rand, Hedy Roma, Mari Spirito, Jeremy E. Steinke, Cecelia Stucker, Sam Tsao, August Uribe, Manish Vora, Tracy Williams

ICI Board of Trustees

Patterson Sims, President, Jeffrey Bishop, Jill Brienza, Christo and Jeanne-Claude**, James Cohan, Susan Coote, T.A. Fassburg, Maxine Frankel, Jean Minskoff Grant, Hunter C. Gray, Marilyn Greene, Gerrit L. Lansing, Chairman Emeritus**, Suydam R. Lansing, Jo Carole Lauder, Vik Muniz, Ian M. Rowan, Ann and Mel Schaffer, Susan Sollins, Executive Director Emerita*, Melville Straus, Treasurer/Secretary, Sarina Tang, Barbara Toll, Ken Tyburski, Ex-Officio, Carol Goldberg, Trustee Emerita, Agnes Gund, Trustee Emerita, Caral G. Lebworth, Trustee Emerita**, Nina Castelli Sundell, Trustee Emerita*, Virginia Wright, Trustee Emerita

* ICI Co-founders
** In Memoriam

Thank you

Thank you so much for your support of ICI’s 35th Anniversary Party!



RoseLee Goldberg
Director of PERFORMA
ICI Agnes Gund Curatorial Award

Director of PERFORMA, is the recipient of the Agnes Gund Curatorial Award for outstanding achievements in the field. A special new performance by Alix Pearlstein was presented at ICI’s 35th Anniversary in honor of RoseLee Goldberg. ICI also looks forward to working together with Goldberg on exhibition programs and educational initiatives in 2011.

Doryun Chong
Associate Curator of Painting and Sculpture at MoMA, NY
The Inaugural ICI Gerrit Lansing Independent Vision Award

Associate Curator of Painting and Sculpture at MoMA, will receive the first Gerrit Lansing Independent Vision Award, which has been inaugurated to reflect ICI’s commitment to supporting international curators early in their careers.
Doryun will receive a research grant, and will develop an ICI public program in 2011. An interview with Chong by ICI’s Executive Director Kate Fowle, focusing on his practice to date, will be featured on ICI’s website.


Alix Pearlstein

So Percussion

Justin Miller, DFA Records

DJ set Glam compilation by The Exhibitionist (the one and only Stacy Engman)


Catering and 35th anniversary Speciality Cocktail provided by B.E.S “Boutique Eat Shop”

Wine generously donated by Pat Bell

Beer has been lovingly provided by
Brooklyn Brewery

Tito’s Vodka

Starr Rum

Magners Cider

ICI’s 2010 Raffle Winners!

Beatriz Milhazes: Richard Coomber
Hank Willis Thomas: Jonathan Miller
Sara VanDerBeek: Noel Kirnon
Rob Wynne: Allison Card


And thank you so much to our 2010 artists…


2010 Live & Silent Auctions of Art Experiences

Congratulations to all of our auction winners!

Click here to view our 2010 Auction Experiences!

with August Uribe, Senior Vice President, Impressionist and Modern Paintings, Sotheby’s New York

ICI’s live and silent auctions of art experiences promise bidders unique access to leading international artists, curators, and collectors, like never before. Guests of ICI’s 35 Anniversary will have the opportunity to bid on intimate encounters and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.


John Baldessari & Botkier
Limited Edition of 300

ICI Trustee Jill Brienza has developed a collaboration between John Baldessari and designer Monica Botkier to create a one-of-a-kind kid-leather tote bag for ICI.

Choose Your Bags

Ernesto Neto
Limited Edition of 20
ICI Trustee Sarina Tang and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery have worked with Ernesto Neto to produce an exclusive new work for ICI.