Michael Combs and Phil Haponic sat at a table to enjoy their drinks.
Morgan McGivern photos
The scene at the bar
Joe and Jennifer Brondo made the trek from East Hampton and Guild Hall, where they both work, to attend the event.
Noiz Entertainment provided the music.
The band did their job well, inspiring many to dance the night away.
Alexis Ramdeen and Andrea Ramdeen helped organize the scavenger hunt.
Dave Granville, Kelli Delaney, Monica S. Navia, Melanie Brandman, and Jeff Pfeifle met up at the party.
The silent auction table attracted a lot of interest.
Terri Burke Doyle, Denise Burke O'Brien, and Monica S. Navia
A pretty hat and skirt combination for spring on a shy party attendee
Alessandro Nivola received a best featured actor nomination from the Tony Awards this week.
Cindy Sherman's "Untitled Film Still #45," a gelatin silver print from 1979
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; promised gift of Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner. Metro Pictures, New York
Felix Bonilla Gerena will be the first artist to exhibit in the new space with works such as "Blue Landscape with Woman."
Marble and mosaic floors and walls have been replaced with white-painted sheet rock floating walls and concrete.Ryan Moore
The view toward the back before the additional floating walls were installedRyan Moore
Mr. Gerena's "The Madams in the Blue Garden"
Sarah Koenig in the studio
A fan at a Rolling Stones Concert
Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel BasquiatMichael Halsband
Louise NevelsonMichael Halsband
A more recent portrait of Ralph GibsonMichael Halsband
Artists assembled at Mr. Chow's who participated in the "Art" party at Area night club in 1985 (with the exception of Julian Schnabel, who is pictured, but did not participate). Those pictured also include: Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, Jenny Holzer, Kenny Scharf, Jennifer Bartlett, Barbara Kruger, Nam June Paik, Larry Rivers, John Chamberlain, and Dennis Oppenheim. Michael Halsband
R.E.M. in the very early daysMichael Halsband
Klaus NomiMichael Halsband
Mick JaggerMichael Halsband
Surfboards under constructionMichael Halsband
Members of Out East tuned up before the opening.
Jennifer Landes photos
Laurie Anderson and Bill T. Jones
New York Live Arts
Durell Godfrey, photos
Class in session
Words of wisdom
Beth McNeill worked on a prop
Prop in action
Sculpture by Daniel Arsham
A homemade poster for 'Taboo'