Hollywood Exposed Exhibition at Art Basel 2014
Miami, FL – December 5, 2014 – On Friday evening, Niche Media’s Ocean Drive magazine, Duke Spirits and Merrill Lynch celebrated the magazine’s December issue with cover star, Krysten Ritter and premiered the photography exhibition, HOLLYWOOD EXPOSED: “AMERICAN ICONS” at the W South Beach.
Ocean Drive magazine Publisher Courtland Lantaff and Editor-in-Chief, Jared Shapiro welcomed actress Ritter who is well known for her critically acclaimed turn on AMC’s hit series Breaking Bad, and stars in Tim Burton’s upcoming film, Big Eyes. Joining Ritter was Ethan Wayne, son of American hero John Wayne and Co-Founder of Duke Spirits who presents the exhibition HOLLYWOOD EXPOSED, benefiting The John Wayne Cancer Foundation.
HOLLYWOOD EXPOSED featured a curated collection of rare and never-before-seen photographs of Hollywood royalty by renowned Hollywood photographer, John R. Hamilton. The 40+ archival pigment prints curated by EDA Collections was discovered by Ethan Wayne and includes stars such as John Wayne, Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Michael Jackson, Johnny Cash, Brigitte Bardot, Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen and more.
The collection will make its Hollywood debut during Oscar week in Los Angeles this February. Throughout the evening guests enjoyed specialty cocktails by Duke Spirits, American-made, limited Kentucky bourbon made in the spirit of John Wayne and wines by Hundred Acre Wine Group. HD-Mirror and Eloy Carmenete Group also supported the event.