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Talking Muses at the Annual Take Home a Nude Fundraiser

The allure of the muse was the topic of the night Tuesday at Sotheby’s, where the New York Academy of Art hosted their 27th annual Take Home a Nude event.
Forgoing their usual single honoree, the Academy recognized 11 muses, including Jerry Hall, Helena Christensen, Brooke Shields and more, who attended alongside Naomi Watts, Liev Schreiber (the friendly exes chatted with friends and even sat for the auction near one another), Padma Lakshmi, Will Cotton, Tali Lennox, Gabby Karan de Felice, Alexander Gilkes, Colby and Tico Mugrabi, Ippolita Rostagno and more.
“My children, obviously,” said Watts during the cocktail hour of the muses in her life. “I think it’s someone who makes you think about stories and inspired you and pulls your focus from a day-to-day, routine way of thinking, and pulls you into something enigmatic.”
Watts, an avid collector, said she’d placed a couple bids but “I’ve actually run out of wall space. I’m trying to be modest tonight.”
Hall arrived with her husband Rupert Murdoch; the pair posed briefly for photos and Murdoch waited patiently for his wife while she spoke with reporters.
“It’s very nice and flattering to have been painted, six times by Andy [Warhol], and a few other artists,” Hall

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