Gala

The Gordon Parks Foundation Awards Dinner and Auction

Celebrating the Arts

June 4, 2013

Carrie Mae Weems, Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean, Donna Karan, and Peter Beard were this years honorees. Seen here with Tommy Hilfiger.

Carrie Mae Weems, Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean, Donna Karan, and Peter Beard were this years honorees. Seen here with Tommy Hilfiger.

Donna Karan

Donna Karan

Honoree Carrie Mae Weems with Hank Willis
Honoree Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean
Peter Beard

Peter Beard

Gene Young, Peter Kunhardt Jr., and Diana Revson
Sarah Arison
Diana Revson and Swizz Beatz

Diana Revson and Swizz Beatz

Leslie Parks
Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr.

Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr.

Julia Moore
Annelise Peterson
Isabel and Ruben Toledo
Honoree Peter Beard
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Alex Soros and Dana Taylor
Alex Soros and Dana Taylor
Donna Karan and Bernadette Peters
Noel and Lily Lee
Chuck Close
Debi Mazar and Gabrielle Corcos
Julie Macklowe and Zang Toi
Stefano Tonchi and Suzanne Donaldson
Constance Jablonski and Olivier Theyskens
Constance Jablonski
Rachel Heller
Roy and Haley Sebag
Peter Kunhardt Jr., Sallie and Edwin Stern, Suzy Kunhardt, and Brian Stokes Mitchell
Peter Kunhardt Jr.
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Donna Karan and Calvin Klein
Swizz Beatz and Tommy Hilfiger
Calvin Klein
Presenter Hank Willis
Carrie Mae Weems
Honoree Donna Karan
Agnes and Oscar Tang
Presenter Tommy Hilfiger
Tommy Hilfiger
Ted Stebbins
Peter Beard
Gordon Parks: Collected Works
Cocktails in the Terrace Room
Alex Soros, Dana Taylor, and Evan Speiser
Noel Lee and Swizz Beatz
Carmelo Anthony with Honorees Swizz Beatz and Peter Beard
Tommy Hilfiger and Swizz Beatz
Swizz Beatz with Kai Diaz and Zahkele Zamisa
Honoree Donna Karan with Chuck Close
Dyllan McGee and Anne Fulenwider
Valerie and Graziano de Boni
Russell James and Donna Karan
Carlos de la Prado, Zara Beard, Peter and Nejma Beard
Sarah Yoder, Teddy Kunhardt, Suzy Kunhardt, Peter Kunhardt Jr., Abby Kunhardt, Ian Zinn, and George Kunhardt
Eddie Stern, Edwin Stern, and Nick Stern
Tommy Hilfiger and Bernadette Peters
Haley and Roy Sebag
Ronnie Ginott
Leslee Rogath and Suzy Kunhardt
Peter Kunhardt Jr. and Carmelo Anthony
Bobbi Baker Burrows, Russell Burrows, and Sarah Burrows
Mark Weigel and Dyllan McGee
Sheree and Jerry Friedman
Donna Karan and Tommy Hilfiger
John and Bonnie Edelman
Matt Rubinger and Jacqueline Kulp
Breonne Rittinger, Victoria Sasonkina, and Dana Taylor
Stephanie Fell, Cassandra McKaba, Alison Notter, Kelly Grochala, Stephanie Michaan, Autumn Potter, and Matthew Lenz
Tangie Murray, Diana Revson, and Attica Jaques
Harold Ford Jr., Jamie Beard, and Thomas Schwarz
Teddy Kunhardt and Eddie Stern
Alison Weisser, Matthew Porterfield, Alexandra White, Sam Wathen, and Zoe Haydock
Sarah Arison and Joey Lico
Louise McCready Hart and Danielle Segal
Karlie Kloss and Donna Karan
Phil Block and Nicholas Metivier
Carol Friedman, Leslie Parks, and Mai Parks Morson
Suzanne Donaldson and Susan White
Andras Szanto and Marisa Cardinale
Kyle and Christine Groff, Dyllan McGee, and Mark Weigel
Amber De Vos
Tonne Goodman and Niko Elmaleh
David Rogath and Joanie Reznik
Dinner in the Grand Ballroom
Gordon Parks Centennial Scholarship student Elliott Skinner
Elliott Skinner
Ingrid Sischy and Donna Karan
Tommy Hilfiger, Swizz Beatz, and Peter Kunhardt Jr.
Presenter Ted Stebbins with Lauren Hutton
Nick Loeb and Sofia Vergara
Morgan Schick Demann and Marita Stavrou
Gabby Karan and Gianpaolo de Felice
Mark Weber and Bernadette Peters
Dionne Thornton
Dan Terris and Peggy Rice
Ellie Houser and Eddie Stern III
Suzy Kunhardt and Philip Kunhardt III
Maurice Berger, Joanne Thornton Wilson, and Michael Wilson
Calvin Klein
Peggy Siegal, Olivier Theyskens, and Constance Jablonski
John Thomas and Suzanne Donaldson
Lauren Hutton, Chuck Close, and Siena Shields
Rick Swift and Megan Flanigan
Bob Hiemstra and Isabel Toledo
Victoria Sasonkina and Dana Taylor
Jed Root, Vince Aletti, and Alex Galan
Michael Wilson, Joanne Thornton Wilson, and Peter Kunhardt Jr.
Joanne Thornton Wilson and Michael Wilson
Hugh Hildesley
Live Auction
Carmelo Anthony, Tommy Hilfiger, and Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean
Alex Soros
Jaqueline Kulp, Matt Rubinger, Paget and Gary Stanco
Patti Cohen and Bernadette Peters
Estelle and Roe Williams
Dyllan McGee and Howard Greenberg
Story Viebranz, Angus Viebranz, Cissy Viebranz, and Lillie Belle Viebranz
Nick Loeb and Sofia Vergara
Kick Kennedy
Tonne Goodman, Diana Revson, Carrie Mae Weems, Donna Karan, and Wendy Goodman
Donna Karan and Eddie Stern
Sam Dangremond, Gus Dangremond, Kick Kennedy, and
Rick Swift, Megan Flanigan, Joanie, and Maurice Reznik
Kevin Johnson, Karen Jenkins Johnson, and Jeff Hoones
Peter Kunhardt, Sarah Burrows, John Lebanthal, and Bobbi Baker Burrows
Amanda Smith and Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Stephen and Arnika Dawkins, Donna Williams, Adrienne and Mario Sprouse
Chuck Close
The Glaisters
Carla Martinez, Maria Duenas Jacobs, Ellie Hawk, and Kate Lanphear
Sarah Arison, Diana Revson, Lynne and Mark Hammerschlag
Dana Taylor, Victoria Sasonkina, and Breonne Rittinger
Paget, Gary, Christian and Paget Grace Stanco, and Diana Revson
Ingrid Sischy, Diana Revson, and Donna Karan
Gabrielle Corcos and Debi Mazar
Mykel Swenson, Angela DaCosta, Chris Marshall, and Randy van Essen
Sarah Yoder and Teddy Kunhardt
Sarah Arison, Kamal Hotchandani, Carmen Trigueros, and Thomas John Lee
Robin Hickman, Swizz Beatz, and Peter Beard
Veronica Miele Beard, Marita Stavrou, and Christina Evans
Jeff Hoone, Pamela Vander Zwan, Faith Weems Jackson, Carrie Mae Weems, Rachel Chanoff, and Mark Robbins
After Party sponsored by MONSTER
Swizz Beatz and DJ Runna
Swizz Beatz with DJ Runna at the Monster After Party
Avery Broadbent
Swizz Beatz and Carmelo Anthony
Peter Beard and Mac Premo
Donna Karan and Peter Beard
Cassandra McKaba, Stephanie Fell, Stephanie Michaan, and Alison Notter
Marita Stravrou, Peter Beard, and Veronica Miele Beard
Swizz Beatz and Nejma Beard
Patrick Toussaint, Keino Benjamin, and Donald Semerville
Evan Speiser and Tara Dhingra
Chuck Close and Nejma Beard
Randy van Essen
Jeff Hoone and Carrie Mae Weems
Kate Lanphear, Michael Carl, and Bianca Manley
Emily Smith and Di Petroff
Bianca Manley, Madeline Poole, and Jen Brill
Carol Friedman and Peter Beard
Ruben Toledo, Cheryl Riley, and Isabel Toledo
Charles and Diana Revson
Matthew Lenz and Stephanie Michaan
Steven M.L. Aronson, Kick Kennedy, and James Mellon
Jessica Andrews
Morgen Schick Demann
Faith Weems Jackson

The Gordon Parks Foundation Award was presented to Peter Beard, Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean, Donna Karan and Carrie Mae Weems. The awards were presented by Theodore Stebbins, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein and Deborah Willis. President Bill Clinton was Honorary Chair and Alicia Keys and Karl Lagerfeld were the Co-Chairs. Brian Stokes Mitchell was the evening's Master of Ceremonies. 7 scholarships were also awarded to students at SUNY Purchase, Ghetto Film School, YoungArts, Rush Philanthropic and Harlem School of the Arts. The award is given to individuals who have enriched our lives in ways that reflect Gordon’s ideas and goals of using creative means to change and educate the world.