Look! Jackie O on the Art Scene Back in 1966


The Whitney Museum has vacated the Breuer Building and is preparing to move downtown to the Meatpacking District. SEEN was at the Whitney's last big hurrah on Museum Mile earlier this week, where we spotted these amazing photos of the Whitney's inaugural gala, back in 1966. In some ways, not much has changed (New Yorkers still like an excuse to get dressed and liquored up), but in other ways, we can't help but feel nostalgic for a time when Jackie O might have showed up looking fabulous and when you could (possibly) afford a great Frank Stella.