Gala

The Gordon Parks Foundation Awards Dinner and Auction

Celebrating the Arts

June 2, 2015

Grace Hightower, Robert De Niro

Usher Raymond IV

Usher Raymond IV

Laurent Claquin, Aimee Mullins. Chad David Kraus Photography

JR

Thornton Dial, Hill Harper, Alexander Soros

Mario Sprouse, Karen Haas, Barbara Bailey, Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr., Chad David Kraus Photography

Pharrell Williams and group. Chad David Kraus Photography

Kasseem 'Swizz Beatz' Dean

Inside Out Project, JR

Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr.

Chad David Kraus Photography

Nadine Leopold, Miguelina Gambaccini

Chad David Kraus Photography

Liya Kebede

JR, Janelle Monae

Usher

Chad David Kraus Photography

Tali Lennox, Ian Jones

Laurent Claquin, Peter Kunhardt Jr., Alexander Soros

Pharrell Williams

Evander Kane, Mara Teigen

Drena De Niro, Robert De Niro

Ronald Perelman, Usher Raymond IV

Chad David Kraus Photography

Ronald Perelman, Chris Taylor, Tom Murro, Nicole Kolvany, Howard Bernstein, Debra Gonzales

Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean

Barbara Hemmerle Gollust, Sarah
Arison

JR

Nancy Ruddy, Andrea Cetra, John Cetra

Tangie Murray, Mario Sprouse

Tanie Murry, Diana Revson, Brett Rollins, Michelle Gadsden-Williams, David Jamal Williams, Marissa Cardinale

Chad David Kraus Photography

Usher Raymond IV

Inside Out Project, JR

Gayle King, Grace Hightower

Andrew Rannells

Eric Marks, Jackie Swerz, Domingo Zapata

Ronald Perelman, Kehinde Wiley

Chad David Kraus Photography

Inside Out Project, JR

Whoopi Goldberg

Peter Kunhardt Jr., Abby Zin, Ian Zin, Sarah Yoder, Teddy Kunhardt

Robert De Niro, Thornton Dial, Grace Hightower

Alex Soros and scholarship recipients

Hugh Hildesley, Chad David Kraus Photography

Grace Hightower De Niro , Robert De Niro

Inside Out Project, JR

Kristian Laliberte, Devon Windsor, Ben Fink Shapiro

Leslie Parks, Radcliffe Bailey, Olivia Bailey

Muffie Potter Aston, Pharrell Williams, Grace Hightower

Chad David Kraus Photography

Margret Kunhardt, Clinton Kunhardt, Philip Kunhardt

Ivana Berendika, Lyle Owerko, Karli Henneman

Liz Parks Moskowitz, Laini Madhubuti, Leslie Parks

Swizz Beatz

Karen Jenkins-Johnson, Kevin Johnson

Chad David Kraus Photography

Paul Johnson Calderon, Zach Weiss

Pharrell Williams

Chad David Kraus Photography

Chad David Kraus Photography

Carol Froehlich-Hull. Chad David Kraus Photography

Group. Chad David Kraus Photography

Arlenis Sosa, Alek Wek

Pharrell Williams

Kaseem 'Swizz Beats' Dean

Chad David Kraus Photography

The Gordon Parks Foundation Awards Dinner and Auction on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at Cipriani Wall Street. The event was co-chaired by Alicia Keys & Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean and Karl Lagerfeld and honored Laurent Claquin, Thornton Dial, JR, Usher Raymond IV, and Robert De Niro & Grace Hightower De Niro. Photos courtesy of Patrick McMullan Company.