We get to work with some pretty incredible clients and equally impressive art in our line of work. While we try not to play favorites, it’d be hard for us to deny how much we loved installing Brooke Shields’s art collection in her beautiful Manhattan townhome.
Not only is Ms. Shields a lovely person herself, her art collection is both interesting and unlike anything we’ve ever seen. This is largely due to the fact that, as a recent piece in the New York Times describes, she often received artwork as gifts directly from the prominent artists who were her friends in her modeling days during the 1980s. This is how she ended up with original work by Andy Warhol, Ron Gallela and personally signed pieces from Keith Haring (like the one above her fireplace in the photo above).
Besides the gifted art, Shields also has a collection of more personal pieces, like the commissioned paintings of her daughters by Will Cotton, which flank the Haring on either side of her fireplace.
We’re honored to call her a client.
Read the full feature on Brooke Shields’s art collections in the New York Times here.
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