Double Vision: The Unerring Eye of Art World Avatars Dominique and John de Menil
Where: 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave.
212-415-5500 Price: $29
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Celebrated art collectors Dominique and John de Menil became great cultural forces of the 20th century through groundbreaking exhibitions, artistic scholarship, the creation of innovative galleries and museums, and work with civil rights.
Dominique and John de Menil created an oasis of culture in their Philip Johnson-designed house, with everyone from Marlene Dietrich and René Magritte to Andy Warhol and Jasper Johns. They built the Menil Collection, Rothko Chapel, Byzantine Fresco Chapel and Cy Twombly Gallery and underwrote the Contemporary Arts Museum. With unprecedented access to family archives, author William Middleton presents a sweeping biography of this unique couple.Buy tickets/get more info now