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Issue #272
Winter 2017



Larry Gagosian

How Larry Gagosian climbed to the top of the art summit—and never came down.



Larry Gagosian: Gagosian Global

By Zora Milo

How Larry Gagosian climbed to the top of the art summit—and never came down.

Adrienne Arsht: Matron of the Arts

By Nancy A. Ruhling

Adrienne Arsht makes sure the public has the chance to enjoy the arts as much as she does.

Peter Earnest: I Spy

By Leah Morrison

After more than three decades working for the CIA, Peter Earnest is committed to educating the public about the world of espionage through his role at a spy museum.

Anthony Marx: Man of the Book

By N.C. Maisak

Anthony Marx and the majesty of a good public library.

Patrick Shearn: Larger than Life

By Sarah Manning

Patrick Shearn and his team at Poetic Kinetics create larger-than-life art installations, changing art from a spectacle to an experience.

Marjorie Goodson: Front and Center

By Rena Godfrey

In her sixth decade, dancer Marjorie Goodson returns to the art she loves most.

Alexandra Munroe: Seeing is believing

By Mariah Pardy

The travel bug caught Alexandra Munroe at a young age and landed her in the Land of the Rising Sun.


  • Bill Gates gifts $4.6 billion
  • $10 million gift to Washington University
  • Mars Pledges $1 billion for sustainability
  • gives $20 million to African youth
  • UPS Foundation awards $7.7 million
  • Gordon Getty gifts $15 million
  • Tisch Brothers donate $10 million to Washington prep school
  • Zuckerbergs give $10 million to health sciences
  • $5.4 million for Asperger syndrome research
  • $6.5 million to Planned Parenthood
  • $10 million to Georgia State University
  • Bruno Mars donates $1 million to Flint
  • University of Montana receives $5 million
  • $23.5 million for cancer research
  • University of Arkansas received $120 million
  • Telethon raises $44 million for hurricane relief
  • $8 million for typhoon relief


  • Creative Coalition Spotlight Initiative Awards Gala
  • USTA Foundation Gala
  • Watermill Center Summer Benefit & Auction
  • OCRFA Super Saturday
  • ArtCrush
  • Hamptons Cup

The Index

Top 100 Art Collectors

First Person: Andréanne Abbondanza-Bergeron

Mastering the intersection of art and physical space. 126 Five Questions: Bar

Five Questions: Barbara Heisler

Transforming lives through the art of glassblowing.