Declaration of Independents

The ICI annual benefit honored Miuccia Prada and Germano Celant

Sue Hostetler and Dustin Yellin

What: The Independent Curators International (ICI) Annual Benefit and Auction, this year honoring Miuccia Prada with the Leo Award and Italian art historian and critic Germano Celant with the Agnes Gund Curatorial Award.

When: Tuesday, November 19th

Where: Center548 in New York, which was tricked out with projection screens, courtesy of Artsy, that kept guests appraised of the silent auction bidding throughout the night. (The event raised $600,000 for the organization.)

Who: Agnes Gund, ICI Trustee Emerita who presented the awards; Sofia Coppola, Marina Abramovic, CHRISTO, Dasha Zhukova, Peter Brant and Stephanie Seymour, and Andres Serrano.

Why: Miuccia couldn’t make it, but no matter. Celant accepted her award on behalf of the Fondazione Prada.

Photos: Declaration of Independents

Germano Celant and Marina Abramovic

Amadeus Leopold

Stephanie Seymour and Robert Farrell

Nate Lowman, Sofia Coppola, and Svetlana Upsenkaya

Marina Abramovic, Kate Fowle, Renaud Proch, and DashaZhukova

Bridget Finn and Stacy Engman

The auction

Marina Abramovic and Agnes Gund

Nate Lowman and Michelle Maccarone

Jiajia Fen and Antoine Sargent

Amadeus Leopold

Sue Hostetler and Dustin Yellin

Renaud Proch, Germano Celant, and Agnes Gund

Christo and Kate Fowle

Andres Serrano and Irina Movmyga

Belinda Kielland, Noreen Ahmad, and Ann Cook