Sara Colombo honors famed fashion photog Marco Glaviano with chic reception at NEST

One of Art Basel’s must exclusive, hush-hush gatherings of the art world’s elite went down on Wednesday, November 30 at the South of Fifth neighborhood’s newest ultra-private beachfront residence, Ocean House.
Luxe design showplace NEST, along with owner Sara Colombo, debuted “Jazz & Models,” a collection of works by legendary photographer Marco Glaviano, with a chic reception on Tuesday, November 29, 2011. Esteemed guests including supermodel Ines Rivero, Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo, owner of THE COLLECTION Ken Gorin, designer Sam Robin, outdoor living designer Fernando Wong, Dr. Leonard Tachmes, restaurateur and nightlife impresario Nicola Siervo, Executive Chairman of Draftfcb Howard Draft, as well as power couple Miky and Leticia Grendene, along with developer Ugo Colombo, together honored Glaviano, who is recognized as a pioneer in fashion photography having photographed more than 500 covers and editorials for the most prestigious international publications including Vogue, Elle, Vanity Fair and Harper’s Bazaar, among others.

“Jazz & Models” features 26 images spanning Glaviano’s career from the 1970s until today. Capturing and combining his love for jazz and his eye for beauty – Glaviano is notably recognized as an influential force in developing the supermodel phenomenon in the 1980s – the exhibit will showcase photography of supermodels such as Cindy Crawford, Eva Herzigová, Paulina Porizkova and Stephanie Seymour, and legendary jazz musicians such as Chet Baker, Sonny Rollins and Dizzy Gillespie. The exhibit will remain open until spring 2012.

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