Eric Groft and Robert Johnson Attend Storm King Gala in NYC
OvS Principal Eric Groft and Associate Robert Johnson attended the Storm King Art Center’s Gala and Live Auction on Thursday, October 1. Storm King Art Center, located on 500 acres in the lower Hudson Valley, is one of the world’s leading sculpture parks.
The event, held at the Four Seasons Hotel in the Seagram Building in New York City, honored The Duke of Devonshire, a Storm King trustee, and noted artist Andy Goldsworthy with the Storm King Award. The award is given each year in recognition of meaningful contributions in the fields of visual arts, landscape and nature conservation.
The gala chairs included Peter Bienstock, Stephanie Hunt and Stephen Trevor. Live auction items included a day at Chatsworth House and lunch with the Duke of Devonshire, as well as artwork by Joel Shapiro, Lynda Benglis, George Rickey and Richard Serra.
Eric and Robert enjoyed dinner with NYBG board member Andrew Johnson and his wife Susan, as well as Ms. Hunt and Mr. Trevor.