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September 2016 - Houston

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Written and photographed by Mia Davis What: Menil Contemporaries Collectors Party Where: Home of Penelope and Lester Marks Who: Menil Collection's curator Toby Kamps and colleagues Karen Sumner and Eileen Johnston; Contemporaries chair Jessica Phifer; supporters including architect Allen Bianchi, Tyler Swanson, Jean Daly, Ashley Zummo, Kelly and Nicholas Silvers, Carolyn Powell, and Dominique Collins PC Moment: As top collector Lester Marks led guests through the house, he described his curatorial philosophy as a combination of emotion and aesthetic — as evidenced in his collection, which ranges from Warhol to Danish talent Mie Olise. MENIL CONTEMPORARIES CHEZ MARKS Allen Bianchi Hosts Penelope & Lester Marks Patrick Bell Dominique Collins Nick Cave Soundsuit Toby Kamps Tyler Swanson Jean Daly Jessica Phifer Karen Sumner Eileen Johnston Works on PaPer MEREDITH LONG & COMPANY 2323 SAN FELIPE • HOUSTON, TEXAS 77019 • (713) 523-6671 Gallery Hours: Tuesday–Saturday 10 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Currently on VieW Frank Stella, "The Pacific from the Waves", #25/60, 75 x 55 inches, screenprint, lithograph, and linocut in colors with hand-coloring and collage, 1985–90 3461 West Alabama, Houston, Texas 713-961-3333 | Open 7 Days Antiques of River Oaks Chinoiserie Oil Painting 19th Century French

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