A Celebration!

 

To celebrate our cover feature of Joan Juliet Buck and her splendid page turner of a book 'The Price of Illusion', we invited an amazing, fun loving group of new and old friends to join us at Butterfield, the restaurant at the recently reopened Hasbrouck House. Thanks to the brilliant photographers team, Guzman, we'll share the fun — Enjoy! 

 

Read our interview with Joan in Issue No 4.

Get your copy of The Price of Illusion by Joan J. Buck

Photos by Guzman  / @lesguzman

Event Music by Kai Kuhne

 Joan Buck shares the back story of her portrait sitting with legendary photographer Bob Richardson in 1969. And me? Well, I'm just musing :-). Seated in the background: Lithgow Osborne and Carolyn Blackwood

 Joan Buck shares the back story of her portrait sitting with legendary photographer Bob Richardson in 1969. And me? Well, I'm just musing :-). Seated in the background: Lithgow Osborne and Carolyn Blackwood

John Mollett, one half of Hasbeens & Willbees, next to Laura Hoffmann, Makiko and Olaf Breuning.

John Mollett, one half of Hasbeens & Willbees, next to Laura Hoffmann, Makiko and Olaf Breuning.

Writer and regular contributor Stephen Greco interviewed Joan and the late Glenn O'Brien for Issue no 4.

Writer and regular contributor Stephen Greco interviewed Joan and the late Glenn O'Brien for Issue no 4.

Joan and George Holz fit right into the Club room.

Joan and George Holz fit right into the Club room.

The Seating begins!  UD's Editor  at Large and reike master, Mark Connolly, with featured Moyra Mulholland and photographer Yelena Yemchuck.

The Seating begins!  UD's Editor  at Large and reike master, Mark Connolly, with featured Moyra Mulholland and photographer Yelena Yemchuck.

Endless Love anyone? Featured Author Scott Spencer with Carolyn Blackwood.

Endless Love anyone? Featured Author Scott Spencer with Carolyn Blackwood.

Such well behaved guests ;-)

Such well behaved guests ;-)

Where history meets luxury - Hasbrouck House.

Where history meets luxury - Hasbrouck House.

Yelena Yemchuck and Melissa Auf Der Maur in high spirits.

Yelena Yemchuck and Melissa Auf Der Maur in high spirits.

Good food tastes even better in great company!

Good food tastes even better in great company!

Men with style know what to do with their ties, Olivier Meslay, director of the Clark Museum.

Men with style know what to do with their ties, Olivier Meslay, director of the Clark Museum.

Missy Rayder, co-founder of Penumbra Obscura, next to Jeannette Montgomery Barron, whose breathtaking portrait of Kathryn Bigelow was featured on the cover of Issue No 2.

Missy Rayder, co-founder of Penumbra Obscura, next to Jeannette Montgomery Barron, whose breathtaking portrait of Kathryn Bigelow was featured on the cover of Issue No 2.

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Moyra Mulholland and Mark Connolly.

Moyra Mulholland and Mark Connolly.

Mark Connolly, Lithgow Osborne and Chuck Burleigh.

Mark Connolly, Lithgow Osborne and Chuck Burleigh.

The staff pull it off without a hitch!

The staff pull it off without a hitch!

Elegant guys: Artist and Penumbra Obscura co-founder, Marko Velk, with Colin Winter Bayly.

Elegant guys: Artist and Penumbra Obscura co-founder, Marko Velk, with Colin Winter Bayly.

Issue No 4

Issue No 4

A perfect gift bag for our amazing guests! Learn more about The School andJack Shainman in Issue 3!

A perfect gift bag for our amazing guests! Learn more about The School andJack Shainman in Issue 3!

We love bringing new and old friends together!  Victoria Bartlett and Christina Kruse.

We love bringing new and old friends together!  Victoria Bartlett and Christina Kruse.

Carolyn Blackwood next to Jennifer Holz, our Historic Research editor.

Carolyn Blackwood next to Jennifer Holz, our Historic Research editor.

Olivier Meslay chats with featured artist Arlene Shechet. Right: UD's Instagram pal, art historian Colin Winter Bayly, and Laure de Margerie.

Olivier Meslay chats with featured artist Arlene Shechet. Right: UD's Instagram pal, art historian Colin Winter Bayly, and Laure de Margerie.

Featured Artist Christina Kruse with Architect Grigori Fateyev.

Featured Artist Christina Kruse with Architect Grigori Fateyev.

 Art Forum's Laura Hoffmann, who interviewed Arlene Shechet for Issue No 4, is having a laugh with renowned black currant farmer Greg Quinn

 Art Forum's Laura Hoffmann, who interviewed Arlene Shechet for Issue No 4, is having a laugh with renowned black currant farmer Greg Quinn

After party: The Game Room at Hasbrouck House did not disappoint art dealer James Barron, nor anyone else!

After party: The Game Room at Hasbrouck House did not disappoint art dealer James Barron, nor anyone else!

After all the fun, how fortunate we felt to have our luxurious rooms waiting for us so we could fall into deep sleep in cloud like bedding!

After all the fun, how fortunate we felt to have our luxurious rooms waiting for us so we could fall into deep sleep in cloud like bedding!