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Inside Aperture’s Annual Patron Cocktail Party

Elizabeth and Bill Kahane, hosts of Aperture's Spring Patron Cocktail Party

Elizabeth and Bill Kahane, hosts of Aperture's Annual Spring Patron Cocktail Party

Guests mingle at Aperture's Annual Spring Patron Cocktail Party

Guests mingle at Aperture's Annual Spring Patron Cocktail Party

Larry Fink and Bill Kahane

Larry Fink and Bill Kahane

Guests mingle at Aperture's Annual Spring Patron Cocktail Party

Guests mingle at Aperture's Annual Spring Patron Cocktail Party

Guests view photographs at Aperture's Annual Spring Patron Cocktail Party hosted by Elizabeth and Bill Kahane

Guests view photographs at Aperture's Annual Spring Patron Cocktail Party hosted by Elizabeth and Bill Kahane

Chris Boot, Aperture's executive director, and Larry Fink

Chris Boot, Aperture's executive director, and Larry Fink

Elizabeth and Bill Kahane with Mike and Doug Starn

Elizabeth and Bill Kahane with Mike and Doug Starn

At Aperture’s Annual Patron Cocktail Party, held on May 24, 2017, Patrons, friends, and artists celebrated Aperture’s wonderful community while listening to the music of photographer Larry Fink. The evening’s hosts were Aperture trustee Elizabeth Kahane and her husband, Bill.

Guests toured the Kahanes’ private collection, including a recent commissioned portrait by Doug Starn and Mike Starn, generously donated to the 2016 Aperture Benefit Auction.

At sunset, Larry Fink and friends played a fabulous jazz set on the Kahanes’ rooftop with its panoramic views of Central Park. Over champagne and hors d’oeuvres, guests mingled with Aperture editors, trustees, and artists, including Elliott Erwitt, Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao, and Doug Starn and Mike Starn.

Aperture Patron Members gain insider access to publications, exhibitions, artists, and programs while supporting the foundation’s mission to connect the photo community and its audiences with the most inspiring work, the sharpest ideas, and with each other—in print, in person, and online.

For more information, click here or contact Hillary Beson at 212.946.7146 or membership@aperture.org.

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