Futurism Festa!

Designer Joseph Altuzarra and Jeff Weissman
Joseph Altuzarra, Jeff Weissman
Hosts Evan and Ku Ling Yurman pose with Richard Armstrong
Evan Yurman, Ku-Ling Yurman, Richard Armstrong
DJ Chelsea Leyland kept things groovin'
Chelsea Leyland
Art publicist April Hunt and Emma Randers
April Hunt, Emma Randers
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Anne Huntington of the host committee and Adam Fields
Anne Huntington, Adam Fields
Adrianne Shapira, Avi Shapira, Monica Mandelli, Marco Valla

While the Whitney and Armory art shows  made noise last week, Lavazza and the Guggenheim unveiled an impressive new exhibit, “Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe.”

“It’s a historical period, and a long one at that, full of political problems that fueled this rich and extraordinary artistic movement,” said Francesca Lavazza, who flew in from her family’s coffee headquarters in Torino to toast the Lavazza brand’s global partnership with the Guggenheim. Next, Shindigger attended a private preview at the museum’s Young Collectors Party Supported by David Yurman. We relied heavily on espresso to revive ourselves the morning after…