Cristóbal Balenciaga, the elder statesman of the avant-garde, Spanish Civil War refugee, designer mentor to Hubert de Givenchy and André Courrèges, died in 1972. But a new exhibit of some of his best work sheds light on his complicated life.
This event was actually called "a cocktail party honoring two greats at their game hosted by InStyle and Tiffany & Co. at the Cooper Square Hotel - Penthouse." The greats were Maria Sharapova and Frank Gehry. (He didn't show.)