Last week, Linda Argila, Founder of ARTrageous hosted a celebration in the honor of Hour Children‘s 30 year Anniversary at Cipriani, 25 Broadway. The organization’s mission is to “help incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women and their children successfully rejoin the community, reunify with their families, and build healthy, independent, and secure lives. To accomplish this, Hour Children provides compassionate and comprehensive services and encourages all to live and interact with dignity and respect.”
The evening honored the incredible philanthropic work of Diana Widmaier Picasso, Janna Bullock, Peter Tunney, Kim Wepler and Lydia Weiss. With over 550 guests, the star-studded creative black-tie fundraiser had over fifty prestigious live and silent auction featuring significant works-of-art plus luxury items and experiences. The unique event benefiting children and families through art. Besides being a
life-enhancing evening, it is a rare opportunity to collect renowned artwork from top artists, such as John Armleder, Donald Baechler, Damien Hirst, Stephen Hannock, Vik Muniz, Robert Polidori, Cindy Sherman and much more.