Do Not Operate Heavy Machinery While Philanthropizing

Richard Serra exhibition dinner. MoMA, 11 W. 53rd St., nr. Sixth Ave., 7 p.m. Mr. Serra will be there, of course, along with guests Chuck Close, Brice Marden, Richard Meier, Frank Stella, Agnes Gund, and a vast army of art-world luminaries and philanthropists, including Larry Gagosian, who, in keeping with the spirit of the exhibit, will be lifted into the building by crane.

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