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Whitney Museum Giving Reed Krakoff American Art Award

Michael Ward Stout, Martin Z. Margulies and The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation will also be honored at the upcoming gala dinner.

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ART NOD: The Whitney Museum of American Art will bestow Reed Krakoff with the 2013 American Art Award at a gala dinner at the Highline Stages in New York on April 16. The designer, who is also president and executive creative director of Coach Inc., is being honored for his commitment to American arts as well as New York’s cultural institutions. Other honorees that night are Michael Ward Stout, Martin Z. Margulies and The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, who will each receive an award created by artist Anne Collier.