ART & DESIGNPhotos: New Kid on the Blockby Diane Solway12.06.13Alexander Gilkes, the cofounder of the online auction house Paddle8, has looks, charm, fabulous friends, and talent to boot.1Paddle8 cofounder Alexander Gilkes at his home in New York. Portrait by Gus Powell.2Nonoo and Gilkes. Photo by Christina Paige.3Mickey Sumner, Dree Hemingway, and Katherine Keating, a former first daughter of Australia, on Gilkes’s terrace. Photo by Christina Paige.4A dinner party at Gilkes and Nonoo’s West Village home.5Gilkes auctioneering at a benefit for the Swiss Institute. Courtesy of Swiss Institute.6Gilkes with Princess Eugenie in New York, 2013. Courtesy of Newscom.