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  • Victoria Rogers: Kickstarter's Go-Getter - Victoria Rogers
  • Victoria Rogers: Kickstarter's Go-Getter - Victoria Rogers
  • Victoria Rogers: Kickstarter's Go-Getter - Victoria Rogers
  • Victoria Rogers: Kickstarter's Go-Getter - Victoria Rogers
  • Victoria Rogers: Kickstarter's Go-Getter - Victoria Rogers
  • Victoria Rogers: Kickstarter's Go-Getter - Victoria Rogers
  • Victoria Rogers: Kickstarter's Go-Getter - Victoria Rogers
  • Victoria Rogers: Kickstarter's Go-Getter - Victoria Rogers
  • Victoria Rogers: Kickstarter's Go-Getter - Victoria Rogers
  • Victoria Rogers: Kickstarter's Go-Getter - Victoria Rogers
  • Victoria Rogers: Kickstarter's Go-Getter - Victoria Rogers
  • Victoria Rogers: Kickstarter's Go-Getter - Victoria Rogers
  • Victoria Rogers: Kickstarter's Go-Getter - Victoria Rogers
  • Victoria Rogers: Kickstarter's Go-Getter - Victoria Rogers
  • Victoria Rogers: Kickstarter's Go-Getter - Victoria Rogers
  • Victoria Rogers: Kickstarter's Go-Getter - Victoria Rogers
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    Rogers wears J.W. Anderson dress; Paco Rabanne shoes; her own bracelets (throughout).

    Photography by Clement Pascal

    Styled by Ethel Park

    Styled by Sam Milner

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    Thakoon top.
    Courtesy of Gorman Studio, styled by Leigh Gill.

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    Lanvin shoes.
    Courtesy of Gorman Studio, styled by Leigh Gill.

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    Timo Weiland 
skirt.
    Courtesy of Gorman Studio, styled by Leigh Gill.

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    Marni sandals; 
Suno skirt.

    Photography by Clement Pascal

    Styled by Ethel Park

    Styled by Sam Milner

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    Fendi dress.
    Fendi dress. Courtesy of Gorman Studio, styled by Leigh Gill.

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  8. 8/19

    Bottega Veneta bag; Charlotte Chesnais ring; Marni top.

    Photography by Clement Pascal

    Styled by Ethel Park

    Styled by Sam Milner

  9. 9/19

    Proenza Schouler bag.
    Courtesy of Gorman Studio, styled by Leigh Gill.

  10. 10/19

    Rogers and her friend Amir Sharif, on a recent trip 
to India.
    Courtesy of Rogers.

  11. 11/19

    Botanical Arrangement Limber, 2011, by Wangechi Mutu, a favorite 
artist.
    Courtesy of the artist/Gladstone Gallery.

  12. 12/19

    FKA Twigs, 
a singer Rogers 
admires.
    Courtesy of Lorne Thomson/Redferns/Getty Images.

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    Annette Ferdinandsen earrings.
    Courtesy of Gorman Studio, styled by Leigh Gill.

  14. 14/19
  15. 15/19

    Marni scarf.

    Photography by Clement Pascal

    Styled by Ethel Park

    Styled by Sam Milner

  16. 16/19

    Tamara Comolli rings.
    Courtesy of Gorman Studio, styled by Leigh Gill.

  17. 17/19

    Rogers, 
in Jamaica, 1998.
    Courtesy of Rogers.

  18. 18/19

    Cédric Charlier dress and skirt; Charlotte Chesnais earrings; Michael 
Kors Collection sandals.

    Photography by Clement Pascal

    Styled by Ethel Park

    Styled by Sam Milner

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Victoria Rogers: Kickstarter's Go-Getter

Art fundraiser Victoria Rogers is positively blossoming.

For fledgling filmmakers and cash-strapped entrepreneurs, Kickstarter has become a lifesaver. But, for whatever reason, the fundraising site hasn’t gained much traction in the art world. Victoria Rogers, 25, is out to change that. “Hopefully, one day, people will say, ‘Oh, Kickstarter? That’s the place where all the artists go!’ ” she exclaims. Since joining the company two years ago, the Yale art-history grad and former Whitney fellow has helped the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit come up with the backing for a mural by Andrew Kuo and has worked with the Royal Academy of Arts, in London, to drum up close to $190,000 for an Ai Weiwei installation. The daughter of Desirée Rogers, the former White House social secretary and current CEO of Johnson Publishing, and John W. Rogers Jr., the founder of Ariel Investments, Victoria has long known her calling. In seventh grade, she started an after-school arts program on Chicago’s South Side; today, living in New York, she sits on the board of the public-art organization Creative Time. “I’m interested in how art can empower people. I want to further that cause.”

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