February 17, 2012
“Home Is Where the Art Is” Event
Luxury Property Meets Exceptional Art
- Photos courtesy of Bill Lowe Gallery
Bill Lowe Gallery and Harry Norman Realtors team up for a showcase evening in Buckhead.
Bill Lowe of Lowe Gallery and Bonneau Ansley III of The Ansley Group, Harry Norman Realtors, played host for a realty and art showcase.
The showcase took place at the estate at 174 Peachtree Battle—home of former Atlanta Braves pitcher Derek Lowe and currently on the market via Harry Norman, a Christie’s affiliate.
Over 200 friends, collectors, designers and architects gathered at the estate to see the visual marriage of home décor and striking art works. The cocktail evening was the first in a series of planned showcases highlighting the ways in which contemporary art and sculpture can work in a residential setting. The French country estate was designed by Stan Dixon and won the prestigious Shutze award by the Institute of Classical Architecture. The art collection, all courtesy of Bill Lowe Gallery, included works by contemporary masters Thorton Dial and Hiro Yamagata as well as an 8-foot-tall olive and mahogany wood sculpture by Peruvian artist Margarita Checa in the foyer. Among the designer crowd: Bobby McAlpine, Melanie Turner, Yong Pak, Bob and Kathy Guyton, Deborah Kelly, Emily Giffin, Aida and Allen Flamm, Betty and Dough Burgess, Claire Collobert, Stephanie and Street Nalley, Jennifer Kellet, Robert Goldman.