Vergne and Chivaratanond in their L.A. apartment, with a Richard Prince joke painting and sculptures by Cameron Jamie and Urs Fischer on the mantelpiece. Chivaratanond wears Stella McCartney dress. Photograph by Jeremy Liebman.
Chivaratanond with Ed Ruscha, 1999. Courtesy of subject.
The couple’s wedding, 2002. Courtesy of subject.
Their traditional French croquembouche cakes. Courtesy of subject.
Mike Kelley’s Four Part Butter-Scene N’Ganga, 1997. Courtesy of Collection Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.
Vergne and Chivaratanond like the work of artist Paul Chan. Courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali, New York.
Chivaratanond collects Vincent Van Duysen bowls. Courtesy of When Objects Work.
A painting by their son, Indra. Photograph by Jeremy Liebman.
Artists Gedi Sibony and Kara Walker at the farewell dinner, New York. Courtesy of Shawn Brackbill.
Photographs: Shawn Brackbill
Vergne, seated at the head of the table.
A wall hanging by Heather Levine, another young artist on her radar. Photograph by Nicole LaMotte.
The couple in front of their “bookshelf box,” New York. Chivaratanond wears J. Mendel dress. Photograph by Jeremy Liebman.
Franz Erhard Walther’s Schichtzeichnung, 1978–’81, in their L.A. apartment. Photograph by Jeremy Liebman.
Sturtevant’s Untitled (Empire State), 1997, in their L.A. apartment. Photograph by Jeremy Liebman.
A detail of Doug Aitken’s 2010 Sonic dining table, which can be played like a percussion instrument. Photograph by Jeremy Liebman.
Work by Michele Quan, a favorite young artist of Chivaratanond’s. Photograph by Jeremy Liebman.
A Serge Mouille ceiling lamp above the Sonic dining table in the couple’s L.A. apartment. Photograph by Jeremy Liebman.
Tired Seat P., 2005, by Nari Ward, in their Manhattan loft. Photograph by Shawn Brackbill.