Art has always had an intimate connection with style, as creative expressions told through compelling visuals. And so, as San Francisco’s artistic community came together Wednesday night to honor the work of mixed media artist Kara Walker, it should be no surprise that members of the fashion world would be on hand to help celebrate.
At the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s Contemporary Vision Award dinner and fundraiser, friends of the museum, patrons and fellow artists came together to explore Walker’s body of work and learn about her motivations and inspirations. Among them were employees from luxury brand Gucci, as well as local representatives from Alexander McQueen.
“Alexander McQueen is an amazing artist, so it makes sense to support the artistic community,” said Chelsea Jon Voudouris, the general manager at the brand’s San Francisco location.
Tiffany Lockridge and Chelsea Voudouris.
Devlin Shand for Drew Altizer Photography
The crowd was mostly dressed in subdued tones. For guests such as private wealth manager and investment adviser Corey Hyde, that meant a stunning black dress with one-shoulder ruffle, courtesy of Maticevski, and gold fingerless Gucci gloves. For others, that meant a lot of black and neutral hues, with the occasional pop of color.
The attire almost looked like a