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Agnes Gund

Sugarcoating the Art of Real Estate

Filip Noterdaeme | Posted 06.14.2014 | Arts
Filip Noterdaeme

In the meantime, I cannot help wondering about the "subtlety" of inviting an African American artist to highlight the historic past of labor exploitation in the sugar trade before erasing one of its monuments and replacing it with a monument to gentrification.

Mayor's Awards for Arts and Culture

NYC-ARTS | Posted 04.24.2013 | Arts
NYC-ARTS

The seven honorees at the Mayor's Awards for Arts and Culture were pre-announced, yet there were still surprises at the celebratory event hosted by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Whoopi Goldberg at New York City Center on February 20, 2013.

The Art Show

Bruce Helander | Posted 05.09.2012 | Arts
Bruce Helander

It's no surprise that this week-long event (through March 11) is a must-see exhibition on a grand and elegant scale, where many of the art dealers are as respected and well-known as the artists they represent.

Fred Hochberg's Annual Valentine's Day Lunch: New York's Most Prominent Women Celebrate In Style

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Fred Hochberg puts most men to shame. Not only is he a successful businessman, a champion of civil rights, and, most recently, the Chairman and Presi...

El Museo del Barrio: Fifth Avenue on Fire

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Forty years ago, El Museo del Barrio was a dream contained in a single classroom so far north that “sophisticated” Manhattanites would not...

The Obamas: An Opening in the Arts

Agnes Gund | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Agnes Gund

In our shifting global context, the President can and should press the State Department and other government agencies to promote art and artists on the world stage.

Obama, the Arts, and Soft Power

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Raymond J. Learsy

I have always been struck by the paucity of interest and support our government gives to the arts. In Obama's opinion it appears the arts have become essential to reengage our standing in the world.