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Ornellaia’s auction of vintages with artwork by Shirin Neshat

Iranian artist Shirin Neshat’s label designs on display at the closing ceremony of the Ornellaia auction at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice
Italian wine producer Ornellia’s 11th annual online benefit auction in collaboration with Sotheby’s and the Solomon. R. Guggenheim museum, featured vintages with label designs by Iranian artist Shirin Neshat. Digital Editor Millie Walton recalls the closing ceremony at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice
Photography by James Houston
Gliding along the Venetian canals as the sunsets is one of those rare moments when real-life seems to align with cinema. More than a couple of times during the evening, as we’re standing in the courtyard and then on rooftop of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection sipping glasses of Ornellaia vintage, someone makes a comparison with La Grande Bellezza.We’re here, though, not just for the wine or the view, but to celebrate the funds raised by the Sotheby’s conducted auction of Ornellaia in support of the Mind?s Eye Program at the Solomon. R. Guggenheim Museum. Guests watching the final few minutes of the online auction projected onto a screen
One of Neshat’s label designs
The auction is part of the Italian wine producer’s Vendemmia d?Artista project, which each year, commissions a different contemporary artist to create an artwork for a series of limited-edition labels. The artist is give a single word description of that year?s harvest as the startin...
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