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Book Launch: “An Affair with Beauty-The Mystique of Howard Chandler Christy” with author James Philip Head
May 10 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday, May 10th Noon-3:00pm The Leopard at des Artistes ~ 1 W. 67th Street
An Affair with Beauty – The Mystique of Howard Chandler Christy: Romantic Illusions is the dynamic second installment of a three-part biographical series celebrating the illustrious career and epic life of legendary illustrator and portraitist Howard Chandler Christy. This special afternoon reception and reading with author James Head is hosted at the elegant restaurant at the landmarked Hôtel des Artistes-the legendary space filled with lush murals of cavorting nymphs by Howard Christy, who both lived and painted in the famed studio building. Author James Philip Head examines the early years in NYC of Howard Christy, one of America’s most famous and enchanting artists, through the eyes of Nancy Palmer Christy, his wife and former model.