Michael Ovitz and daughter Kimberly Ovitz were in attendance at the Museum of Modern Art's annual Party in the Garden benefit, a fundraiser for the Museum’s general operating fund, supporting MoMA's educational programs and the care, study, and exhibition of the collection.Held in the enchanting Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden, the event honored Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the City of New York and artists Ellsworth Kelly and Cindy Sherman, in recognition of their support of MoMA...Read Full Story
Michael Ovitz‘s daughter, fashion designer Kimberly Ovitz, recently debuted her Fall 2013 Collection at New York Fashion Week to accolades. We’ve been featuring article reviews here from the major fashion publications; up for today is WWD‘s review of the show:
“Kimberly Ovitz’s show notes said she was studying the ‘human psyche and natural defenses that manifest mentally and physically’ to explore ‘the intricacies of the illusional protection systems seen in animals and insects.’ That’s some...Read Full Story
So just who is Egon Durban? A 39 year old managing partner at private equity firm Silver Lake Partners, Durban was the chief dealmaker behind the $24.4 billion dollar deal taking computer company Dell private. Today's Financial News covers Durban in its story, The Hidden Dealmaker Behind the Dell Buyout, and his past includes interesting connections to Michael Ovitz.It turns out that Durban's largest deal before today's Dell blockbuster was the purchase of a ' majority stake in video...Read Full Story
Michael Ovitz‘s daughter, NY fashion designer Kimberly Ovitz, debuted her Fall-Winter 2013 collection Thursday afternoon at New York Fashion Week. Described by the L.A. Times as ‘a strong step forward’, with ‘a sharp edge and a distinct elegance’, the Times praised Ovitz’s envelope-pushing style: ‘kudos… to her for being a pioneer… fashion needs more innovation.’
Michael Ovitz was in attendance – sitting in the front row and looking very proud – along with his girlfriend, Jimmy Choo co...Read Full Story
Michael Ovitz’s White Flag by Jasper Johns is considered the centerpiece of his substantial collection, one that includes works by Ellsworth Kelly, Pablo Picasso, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, and others. Johns’s White Flag is significant because it was one of the first to break from Abstract Expressionism, the then-dominant style of painting and usher in new experiments in Pop Art and other forms of modern art.
“It’s one thing to look at reproductions, but when you see the painting in the...Read Full Story
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