The brainchild of event planner extraordinaire Stanlee Gatti, who brought all the players together, SF20 provides a critical, and perhaps long overdue, counterpart to the San Francisco Fall Antique Show, by exposing us to very best in modern design.
When back in August I interviewed Zesty Meyers, one of America’s foremost authorities in modern design, he told me that he believed that SF20 has the potential to become as renowned as the San Francisco Fall Antique Show, and that it also gives San Francisco the opportunity to influence the rest of the country. Also Patrick Dragonette of Dragonette called it the premier modernist show on the West Coast. Having seen it for myself, I agree, and so did many of the visitors.
The opening night gala benefitted the SFMoMA and included many of the same patrons of the Fall Antique Show, plus some fresh young faces. A number of dealers told me that compared to all the shows they participate in across the country this gala had the most elegant guests and by far the best food, thanks toMcCall Catering. But of course!
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