11.5.16 / Noon
Fine art, along with a selection of contemporary glass, silver and jewelry, acquired over thirty years by Adriana Williams, the distinguished specialist in the work of Miguel Covarrubias. People come to collect art for many reasons. Some, like Adriana Williams, collect because art is an intoxicant. It makes life worth living. Work from Symbolist and Art Nouveau artists; from Mexico, the country of her family; and from California, where she has lived for decades. Highlights include Leonor Fini, The Mask of the Red Death (Edgar Allan Poe), oil on canvas; Miguel Covarrubias, Bathing in the River, watercolor and gouache on paper; Rosa Rolanda, Las Tehuanas, watercolor; Maynard Dixon, Enchanted Night 2, gouache; William Andrew Pogany, Tomorrow: Hope of Man, oil on canvas; Lino Tagliapietra, Murano tall blown glass vase, 1966; important art jewelry by Frederick Davis; silver by important Mexican makers.
October 29–November 3, 12 noon–5:00 pm
November 4, 12 noon–7:00 pm | Open November 5 at 9:00 am