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POST-GAZETTE, SEPTEMBER 2,2011 Page 9 byJ-tilda M. Morrill ? i ' Anne Fitzpatrick Cucchiaro, left, and Carolina Schultz smile for the camera at "Party for the Park." (Photo by Roger FarringtonJ The deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln welcomed 400 guests from the Greater Boston area to its annual "Party for the Park" benefit. Guests enjoyed cocktails and dinner provided by Max Ultimate Foods and bid on si- lent and live auction items including works by Andy Goldsworthy, Ursula von Rydingsvard, Rachel Perry Welty, Leonardo Drew and Roy Lichtenstein. Funds raised from "Party for the Park" went towards deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum's acquisition of Andy Goldsworthy's proposed installation called "Snow House." The acquisition of "Snow House" qualified deCordova as the only insti- tution in New England to have a major site-specific outdoor installation by Andy Goldsworthy and advance deCordova's goal of becoming one of the nation's premier sculpture parks by 2020. The event was co-chaired by Barbara Slater and Jeanne Stanton and art 'committee chair, Katie Block. Among those in attendance were: Manuel de Santaren, Fotene DeMoulas, Abigail Ross Good- man, Geoff Hargadon, Sinesia Karol, Arlette and Gus Kayafas, Liz Krupp, Bar- bara Lee, Joyce Linde, Rania Matar, Dan Mathieu, board chair Faith Parker, Rachel Left to right: Frank "Party for the Park." Perry Welty and Howard Yezerski. Marie Keep of Skinner Auction House lent her ex- pertise as auctioneer. Phyl= lis and Jerome Rappaport were top bidders of the evening, winning a commis- sioned sculpture by the 2008 Rappaport Prize winner Ursula von Rydingsvard. For information about the Sculpture Park and Museum and upcoming events, visit www.decordova.org. ....... The McMullen Mu- seum of Art at Boston Col- lege presents the North American debut of "Making History: Antiquaries in Brit- ain," an exhibit showcas- ing treasures from the Society of Antiquaries of London, a 300-year-old soci- ety for people interested in the study of the past. This coming Sunday, Sep- tember 4, the public is invited to join the BC community at an opening celebration from 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm with a special evening viewing at the Mu- seum, located at Devlin Hall. The event is free of charge. On display through Decem- ber 11 and featuring 98 of the Society's most significant works, the exhibition traces milestones in the discovery, Amelia, Karen DeTemple, Betty and All Riaz enjoy (Photo by Roger FarringtmO recording, preservation, in- terpretation and communi- cation of Britain's history. The internationally impor- tant artifacts on display, which include a manuscript of the Magna Carta from 1225, as well as royal portrai- ture, provide a timeline for British history. In addition to the public opening reception, several programs will be offered at Phyllis and Jerry Rappaport at "Party for the Park." (Photo by Roger Farrington) the College, including a November 15 lecture by Mar- garet Marshall, former chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court, on the Ma- gna Carta and the Massachu- setts State Constitution, at 4:30 pm in Gasson Hall 100. "Making History" is based on an exhibition shown in 2007 at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. This exhibi- tion -- which marks the first time works from the Society of Antiquaries' collection have been shown in North America -- is a collaboration among the Society, Boston College McMullen Museum and Yale Center for British Art and includes 41 of the Center's celebrated works. Following its debut at Bos- ton College, "Making His- tory" will travel to Yale where it will be displayed (Continued on Page 13) Real Estate Matto Gallo Appraisals Sales & Rentals 376 North Street * Boston, MA 02113 (617) 523-2100 Fax (617) 523-3530 Jan Nyquist, Faith Parker, Stacey Schmidt and deCordova Director Dennis Kois, left to right, at "Party for the Park." (Photo by Roger Farrington) I DIAMONDS ROLEX ESTATE JEWELRY Bought & Sold Jewelers Exch. Bldg. , Jim (617) 263-7766 @ JUSTINE YANDLE PHOTOGRAPHY 781.589.7347 J UST1NE.YANDLE@GMAIL.COM WWW.J USTINEYANDLEPHOTOGRAPHY.COM