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The Wynn Las Vegas resort has this stainless steel "Popeye" by Jeff Koons on display, which was purchased at auction in May for more than $28 million. A granite version of this sculpture, at issue in Ronald Perelman's suit, was valued at $4.25 million in 2011. Wynn Las Vegas

The mosaics on the exterior and interior of the pool house at the J.P. Kazickas house on Egypt Lane depict scenes from the myth of Jurate and Kastytis. Durell Godfrey, photos
A detail of the Kazickas house exterior
The Kazickas living room
The Daniel S. Dokos and Brian Graybill house on Hither Lane had its pool open still, even as snow fell in Connecticut.
Mr. Dokos plays the piano in this room after dinner parties.
This room demonstrates the mix of mid-century and traditional in their classic summer colony cottage.
The Sheehan House on Egypt Lane was indicative of a more traditional design aesthetic.
A game room and gym were some of the appealing features of the DeFlorio house and guest cottage on Buell Lane
The DeFlorio gym
An Yves Klein table was a prominent feature of the living room.

"Lunch Money" by Randall Rosenthal will be on view at the Louis Meisel Gallery booth at Art Miami this week.

"Triple Elvis" by Andy Warhol sold for $81.9 million at Christie's auction house on Wednesday. Christie's
Warhol's "Four Marlons" sold for $69.6 million.Christie's
Franz Kline's "Oliver" sold for $25.4 million.Christie's
Willem de Kooning's "Clamdigger" set a record for the artist's bronze sculptures at $29.3 million.Christie's

William and Steven Ladd posed in front of one of their scroll pieces before their performance at the Parrish on Sunday. Durell Godfrey
The sculpture as it stood before the performance beganDurell Godfrey
The Ladds carried over each cube and then unveiled its contents.Durell Godfrey
William Ladd displayed the contents of one of the boxes as the floor piece took shape.Durell Godfrey
The audience stood quiet and fascinated as each cube was revealed.Durell Godfrey
The brothers in a characteristic moment of levityDurell Godfrey
Jason Bush with William Ladd at the reception on SaturdayMorgan McGivern
The Alan Shield exhibition was engaging to adults and children alike.Morgan McGivern
Janet Dees, the curator of SITE Santa Fe, and Jill Brienza, who organized the Shields show on SaturdayMorgan McGivern
Sean McIlraith and Katie DiBella enjoyed the exhibitions and reception.Morgan McGivern

Mary Ellen Bartley celebrated the photography show opening with her husband, David Kozatch, and son Pablo. Durell Godfrey Photos
Several Ralph Gibson photos are featured in the show.
Dorothy Frankel, Anne Seelbach, and Anne Raymond met up at the opening.
Joel Perlman's "Big Train II" was given to Guild Hall by Richard Adrian.
Sometimes art is viewed in the galleries, other times it's created.
Chuck Close's "Self Portrait (anamorphic)," from 2008, was a gift of Mr. and Mrs. George K. Moss. It was made from stainless steel and paper.
Victor Caglioti found his "Celestial Rain," a gift of Alice Root, in the Moran Gallery.
"The Measure of the Fish" by Jeff Muhs, a gift of the artist, was enjoyed by Steve Dickman.
Christina Strassfield chatted with Ellen Frank, who stood by her "Cities of Peace" portfolio of nine prints.
Jack Ceglic with his life-size portrait of Bonnie Munshin from 2012

Myrna and Paul Davis snuggled with Pip. Mr. Davis was the cover artist for ARF's second calendar. Durell Godfrey Photos
Eric Fischl was this year's calendar cover artist and signed copies of it at the party.
The calendar cover
Evan, Hope and Kyle Masi enjoyed Nugget.
Dale Leff, Sandra Powers, and Sara Davison caught up at the party.
Calendar artists past and present posed for a photo. From left, Mr. Fischl, Billy Sullivan, Carol Saxe, and Paul Davis
The Powers House in Water Mill
Linda Warren and Toy
John Bandman and Coco
It was a howling good time.

Marilyn Burden, the chairwoman of the quilt show, with a few of those on view Durell Godfrey Photos
Many quilts are hung in the rafters on the second floor of the museum to dramatic effect.
A detail
This quilt appears to dissolve a corner.
Quilts in tones of black, white, and gray are popular this year.
Another black-and-white

Corey Tazmania as Prospera with Michelle Girolami as Miranda and Matthew Haas as Ferdinand in "The Tempest" Tom Kochie photos, unless noted
J.B. Alexander as Alonso and Molly McKenna as Gonzala
Joshua Perl led children through the set and the play's plot before the performance.Jennifer Landes
J. Kelly Caldwell as a very effective and affecting Caliban
Kathryn Lerner as Ariel
Prospera and cast
Charlotte Otremba as Trinculo, Stephan Scheck as Stephano, and J. Kelly Caldwell as Caliban
Audience members enjoy a stylish picnic before the performance.Jennifer Landes

Kurtis Blow was a performer at the benefit and was joined by Niykee Heaton on the red carpet. Morgan McGivern photos
Danny Simmons being interviewed for local television
Taking to the ladder to get the shot
Russell Simmons' family
Soledad O'Brien
Russell Simmons and Vita Sidorkina
Capturing the scene at the party