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The Ultimate Art Party

Texas Contemporary Kicks Off Its Four-Day Run With Style (and Good Eats)

BY // 09.30.15
photography Jay Tovar

What: Texas Contemporary Art Fair Kickoff.

Where: Internum.

Who: Store manager and host Carla Muñoz; Fair founders Jeffrey Wainhause and Max Fishko; Opening Night co-chair Becca Cason Thrash; architect Kelie Mayfield (Mayfield’s firm, MaRS, is designing the Fair VIP Lounge, with furnishings from Internum); artists Joseph Cohen and Felipe Lopez; designer Catheryn Wilson; exhibiting gallerists Barbara Davis, Arturo Palacios, Betty Moody, and Patrick ReynoldsKatharine Barthelme; the MFAH’s Chris Goins; collector Ken Christie; photographer LuQman Kaka; Michael Mandola; Steven Hempel with Internum; Karen Steele and pal Dawn Powell; curator/gallerist Yvonamor Palix; collectors Yvette and Scott Hill; the evening’s producer, Matt Johns; artist Christy Karll; and interiors man Garrett Hunter, who co-curated the current design show at the CAMH.

PC Moment: More than 200 art seekers flocked to meet Fair co-founders Wainhause and Fishko and toast year five of the Texas Contemporary Art Fair, which takes place Thursday through Sunday, October 1 through 4, at the George R. Brown Convention Center. The Cordúa group catered the artful bites. Deep Eddy Vodka and Gracias a Dios Mezcal provided libations, while DJ Amanda Robinson manned the decks.

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