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SAVE VENICE

March 2011

SAVE VENICE CELEBRATES CARNIVAL AND 40 YEARS OF RESTORING ART IN VENICE

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at The Plaza Grand Ballroom in New York City.

Photography by Patrick McMullan for Patrick McMullan.com

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The Board of Directors and Young Friends Standing Committee of Save Venice Inc. celebrate Un Ballo in Maschera and promote its mission of preserving the cultural and artistic heritage of Venice. The evening celebrated the first gathering of all Save Venice supporters, both new and longtime, in “grand style” for the first time in over 5 years.

BVLGARI and VALENTINO graciously lent their support as event sponsors.

Ron Wendt Design transformed the fabled Plaza Grand Ballroom using the Adriatic as inspiration for a magical décor and mood. Guests were enticed by the siren song of two stunning sopranos while undulating pink light will glow throughout the ornate salon evoking a Venetian sunset. Guests donning masks or Venetian-inspired costumes had the opportunity to win prizes being awarded for best female mask (VALENTINO Gift Card in the amount of $2,000), best male mask (a Magnum of GREY GOOSE® Vodka), and best couple masks (a 2-night stay at the BVLGARI HOTEL in Milan).

DJ Mia Moretti kept the crowd grooving late into the night with the help of Dance Chairs Martin Dawson, Amanda Hearst, Dani Stahl, and Luigi Tadini. Cocktails were courtesy of GREY GOOSE® Vodka.

To see additional photographs from the evening:

Photography by Patrick McMullan

Photography by Nick Hunt

ABOUT SAVE VENICE INC.:

Venice has long been considered the Jewel of the Adriatic. Her artistic heritage belongs to us all.

Save Venice Inc. is based in New York with an office in Venice and chapters in Boston and California. During the past 40 years the organization has raised more than $20 million to restore over 400 works of art and architecture in Venice. Every year, the Board of Save Venice, including a Projects Committee of renowned experts, selects restoration projects in collaboration with the Venetian Superintendencies of Monuments, Fine Arts, and Museums.

Save Venice currently has more than 30 projects underway throughout the city, made possible with support from individuals, foundations and corporations.

The proceeds from the evening will make possible an entire phase of the restoration campaign of the church of San Sebastiano, filled with stunning canvases and frescoes by the great Renaissance artist Paolo Veronese.

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SAVE VENICE

Information & event details courtesy of SAVE VENICE INC.

Edited by Marie Havens

Photography by Patrick McMullan for Patrick McMullan.com

Design by Marie Havens


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Atmosphere, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

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Atmosphere, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

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Courtney Love & Andrew Saffir, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

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(L) Amy Fine Collins, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

(R) Amy Fine Collins, Fiona Rudin, Adelina Wong Ettelson, Kate Peck, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

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Arthur Wayne, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

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(L) Colin Cowie, Eva Jeanbart Lorenzotti, Rena Sindi, & Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

(R) Colin Cowie, Eva Jeanbart Lorenzotti, & Rena Sindi, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

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Chris Brainard & Jennifer Creel, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

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(L) Alexandra Lind Rose, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

(R) Amanda Hearst, Luigi Tadini, Olivia Chantecaille, & Alexandra Lind Rose, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

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(L) Alba Clemente, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

(R) Francesco Clementi, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

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Peter Davis, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

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Geraldo Rivera & Erica Rivera, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

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Derek Blasberg & Elisa Sednaoui, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

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(L) Mary-Noelle Pierce, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

(R) Neil Zukerman, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

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Camille Massey & Gillie Holme, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

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(L) Courtney Love, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

(R) Courtney Love & Andrew Saffir, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

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Patrick McMullan, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

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Bobby Kennedy, SAVE VENICE Inc. Un Ballo in Maschera, The Grand Ballroon, Plaza Hotel, NYC, March 15, 2011, Photography by Patrick McMullan for PatrickMcMullan.com

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