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Friends of the High Line Host Second Annual High Line Art Dinner

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Friends of the High Line:

Tommy and Dee Hilfiger with Jeff Koons at the High Line Art Dinner. (PHOTO CREDIT: David X Prutting/

Tommy and Dee Hilfiger with Jeff Koons at the High Line Art Dinner. (PHOTO CREDIT: David X Prutting/BFAnyc.com)

WHO:

Over 200 guests attended the event, including Tommy and Dee Hilfiger, Jeff Koons, Ed Ruscha, Carrie Preston, Emily Bergl, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Douglas Friedman, Chairman & CEO of Macy’s, Inc., Terry Lundgren and Tina Lundgren, philanthropist Dorothy Lichtenstein, gallerists Paula Cooper, Barbara Gladstone, High Line Co-Founder and President, Joshua David, High Line Executive Director, Jenny Gersten and the Donald R. Mullen, Jr. Curator & Director of High Line Art, Cecilia Alemani.

The evening was underwritten by Tommy Hilfiger Home.

WHAT:

On Wednesday, September 17, the art world focused its attention on New York City, as Friends of the High Line hosted the second annual High Line Art Dinner raising funds for High Line Art, the organization’s public art program.

Guests enjoyed sunset cocktails and a special tequila tasting on the Diller-von Furstenberg Sundeck before being seated at an intimate dinner under the cover of the Chelsea Market Passage.
Building on the great success of last year’s inaugural High Line Art Dinner, the event celebrated High Line Art’s commitment to expanding the role of contemporary art in public spaces and pushing the limits of what public art can be.

Presented by Friends of the High Line, High Line Art commissions and produces public art projects on and around the High Line. Founded in 2009, High Line Art presents a wide array of artwork including site-specific commissions, exhibitions, performances, video programs, and a series of billboard interventions.

Instagram: @TommyHilfiger / @highlineartnyc

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Facebook: Tommy Hilfiger / High Line Art

Hashtag: #artdinner

WHEN:

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

WHERE:

On the High Line, In the Chelsea Market Passage
New York, NY

PHOTOS:

High-resolution photography is available for download at: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ngpa52la01q7aty/AADt99F5OMWXOzIxrq1wohNSa?dl=0

About The Tommy Hilfiger Group

With a premium lifestyle brand portfolio that includes Tommy Hilfiger and Hilfiger Denim, the Tommy Hilfiger Group is one of the world’s most recognized designer apparel groups. Its focus is designing and marketing high-quality menswear, womenswear, children’s apparel and denim collections. Through select licensees, the Group offers complementary lifestyle products such as sportswear for men, women, juniors and children; footwear; athletic apparel (golf, swim and sailing); bodywear (underwear, robes and sleepwear); eyewear; sunwear; watches; handbags; men’s tailored clothing; men’s dress furnishings; socks; small leather goods; fragrances; home and bedding products; bathroom accessories; and luggage. The Hilfiger Denim product line consists of jeanswear and footwear for men, women and children; bags; accessories; eyewear and fragrance. Merchandise under the Tommy Hilfiger brands is available to consumers worldwide through an extensive network of Tommy Hilfiger retail stores, leading specialty and department stores and other select retailers and retail channels.

About PVH

PVH Corp., one of the world’s largest apparel companies, owns and markets the iconic Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands worldwide. It is the world’s largest shirt and neckwear company and markets a variety of goods under its own brands, Van Heusen, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, IZOD, ARROW, Warner’s and Olga, and its licensed brands, including Speedo, Geoffrey Beene, Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction, MICHAEL Michael Kors, Sean John, Chaps, Donald J. Trump Signature Collection, DKNY, Ike Behar and John Varvatos.

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