DIOR AND THE GUGGENHEIM PARTY ON: For the second year, Dior is sponsoring the Guggenheim International Gala, a two-night event to take place Nov. 5 and 6 in New York. The annual benefit honors artists Carrie Mae Weems, whose retrospective was on view at the museum last spring; Heinz Mack, Otto Piene and Günther Uecker of the German artist group Zero, whose work will be featured in “Zero: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s-60s” from Oct. 10 to Jan. 7, and Beijing-based contemporary artist Wang Jianwei with the exhibition “Wang Jianwei: Time Temple” on view Oct. 31 to Feb. 16.

The GIG kicks off with a pre-party Nov. 5 featuring a performance by The xx, the trio from South London who performed at New York’s Park Avenue Armory in March.

This story first appeared in the July 24, 2014 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.

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