NEW YORK, NY.- Creative Time
will honor legendary gallerists Andrea and Marc Glimcher, the forces behind PaceWildenstein, with a gala benefit at a flamboyant downtown dim sum palace to raise over $1 million for the organization on May 19, 2010. This year Creative Time will embark on ambitious international programs, and PaceWildenstein has recently opened a new gallery branch in Beijing.
The evening will take place at the 6,000 square foot dumpling house Jing Fong, 20 Elizabeth Street, and feature Creative Time's signature brand of excellent contemporary art mixed with offbeat fun. Over 450 luminaries from the worlds of art, fashion, and design will gather to celebrate Creative Time and the Glimchers with the theme "Going Global."
Andrea and Marc Glimcher have helped support the careers of noted contemporary artists ranging from Maya Lin to Alex Katz. They share Creative Time's passion for supporting innovative art, artists, and inspirational art experiences.
This year's hosts are Shelley Fox Aarons and Philip E. Aarons, Jill and Darius Bikoff, James-Keith Brown and Eric Diefenbach, Melva Bucksbaum and Raymond Learsy, David Byrne, Joanne Leonhardt Cassullo, Suzanne and Robert Cochran, Amalia Dayan and Adam Lindeman, Tara Donovan and Robbie Crawford, Glenn Fuhrman and Amanda Steck, Jeanne Greenberg and Nicolas Rohatyn, Natalie and Charles de Gunzburg, Beth Rudin DeWoody, Milly and Arne Glimcher, Sandy Heller, Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia, Linda and Mort Janklow, Rainer Judd, Dana and Richard Kirshenbaum, Carol LeWitt, Linda and Harry Macklowe, Jennifer McSweeney, Donald R. Mullen, Jr., Katherine Ross and Michael Govan, Alexander S.C. Rower, Amy and John Phelan, Kiki Smith, and Liz Swig.