Gala

The Gordon Parks Foundation Awards Dinner and Auction

Celebrating the Arts & Humanitarianism

May 22, 2018

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Film Director, Presenter Spike Lee. © 2018 Getty Images

Designer, Public School Maxwell Osborne. © 2018 Getty Images

Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow, Derrick Adams. © 2018 Getty Images

Artist Nina Chanel Abney. © 2018 Getty Images

Honoree, Civil rights attorney Sherrilyn Ifill. © 2018 Getty Images

President of the Arison Arts Foundation Sarah Arison. © 2018 Getty Images

Rapper Black Thought. © 2018 Getty Images

Gordon Parks Foundation Executive Director Peter W. Kunhardt Jr. and Singer, songwriter Mavis Staples. © 2018 Getty Images

Photographer Judy Glickman Lauder and Chairman emeritus of The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. Leonard A. Lauder. © 2018 Getty Images

Honoree, Author Ta-Nehisi Coates. © 2018 Getty Images

Honoree, Documentary photographer Jamel Shabazz. © 2018 Getty Images

Alexandra Leventhal. © 2018 Getty Images

TV Producer Sheila Nevins and Gordon Parks Foundation Executive Director Peter W. Kunhardt Jr. © 2018 Getty Images

Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow Derrick Adams and designer Michael Chuapoco. © 2018 Getty Images

Philanthropist Alexander Soros. © 2018 Getty Images

President of the Arison Arts Foundation Sarah Arison and Gordon Parks Foundation Executive Director Peter W. Kunhardt Jr. © 2018 Getty Images

Photo by Sean Lassiter, 2018.

Gordon Parks Foundation Executive Director Peter W. Kunhardt Jr.  © 2018 Getty Images

Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow Deana Lawson. © 2018 Getty Images

2017 Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow Devin Allen. © 2018 Getty Images

2017 Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow Devin Allen. © 2018 Getty Images

Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow Deana Lawson. © 2018 Getty Images

Film Director, Presenter Spike Lee.© 2018 Getty Images

Hip-Hop Artist/Presenter Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean.  © 2018 Getty Images

Honoree, Civil rights attorney Sherrilyn Ifill. © 2018 Getty Images

Philanthropist Alexander Soros. © 2018 Getty Images

Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow, Derrick Adams. © 2018 Getty Images

Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow Deana Lawson. © 2018 Getty Images

Honoree, Businessman and philanthropist Ronald O. Perelman. © 2018 Getty Images

Honoree, Businessman and philanthropist Ronald O. Perelman. © 2018 Getty Images

2018 Gordon Parks Foundation Scholars pose for a photo in front of works of art. © 2018 Getty Images

2018 Gordon Parks Foundation Scholars on stage. © 2018 Getty Images

Gordon Parks Foundation Fellows Derrick Adams and Deana Lawson. © 2018 Getty Images

Visual Artist Fab 5 Freddy. © 2018 Getty Images

Honoree, Author Ta-Nehisi Coates. © 2018 Getty Images

Presenter Jelani Cobb and Honoree, Author Ta-Nehisi Coates. © 2018 Getty Images

Hip-Hop Artist/Presenter Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean. © 2018 Getty Images

Hip-Hop Artist/Presenter Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean and Honoree, Documentary photographer Jamel Shabazz. © 2018 Getty Images

Honoree, Documentary photographer Jamel Shabazz. © 2018 Getty Images

Film Director, Presenter Spike Lee and Honoree, Documentary photographer Jamel Shabazz. © 2018 Getty Images

Photo by Sean Lassiter, 2018.

Artist and Photographer Deborah Willis. © 2018 Getty Images

 Ella Watson's descendants; Rosslyn Samuels, Sharon Stanley and Audrey Johnson. © 2018 Getty Images

Honoree, Photographer Sally Mann. © 2018 Getty Images

Journalist, presenter Jelani Cobb. © 2018 Getty Images

Hip-Hop Artist/Presenter Kasseem 'Swizz Beatz' Dean, and Honoree, Documentary photographer Jamel Shabazz. © 2018 Getty Images

 Hip-Hop Artist/Presenter Kasseem 'Swizz Beatz' Dean, Honoree, Civil rights attorney Sherrilyn Ifill and Honoree, Documentary photographer Jamel Shabazz. © 2018 Getty Images

Hip-Hop Artist/Presenter Kasseem 'Swizz Beatz' Dean, and Honoree, Civil rights attorney Sherrilyn Ifill. © 2018 Getty Images

Honoree, Civil rights attorney Sherrilyn Ifill (R) and Honoree, Documentary photographer Jamel Shabazz. © 2018 Getty Images

 Ella Watson's descendants; Rosslyn Samuels, Sharon Stanley and Audrey Johnson with presented artworks.  © 2018 Getty Images

Mavis Staples performs. © 2018 Getty Images

Mavis Staples performs. © 2018 Getty Images

Mavis Staples performs. © 2018 Getty Images

Leslie Parks Bailey and Mario Sprouse. © 2018 Getty Images

Diana Revson. © 2018 Getty Images

Leslie Parks Bailey and Artist Radcliffe Bailey. © 2018 Getty Images

Photo by Sean Lassiter, 2018.

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Sherry Bronfman and Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow Deana Lawson. © 2018 Getty Images

Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow Derrick Adams, Sherry Bronfman and Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow Deana Lawson. © 2018 Getty Images

Film Director, Presenter Spike Lee, 2017 Gordon Parks Fellow Devin Allen and Honoree, Documentary photographer Jamel Shabazz. © 2018 Getty Images

Film Director, Presenter Spike Lee, 2017 Gordon Parks Fellow Devin Allen. © 2018 Getty Images

Mario Sprouse (R). © 2018 Getty Images

Film Director, Presenter Spike Lee and Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow Deana Lawson. © 2018 Getty Images

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Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow Deana Lawson. © 2018 Getty Images

Honoree, Author Ta-Nehisi Coates. © 2018 Getty Images

Honoree, Documentary photographer Jamel Shabazz. © 2018 Getty Images

Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow Derrick Adams. © 2018 Getty Images

Kasseem 'Swizz Beatz' Dean and Artist Kehinde Wiley. © 2018 Getty Images

Choreographer, Presenter Bill T. Jones (L). © 2018 Getty Images

 Journalist Jane Levere with Ella Watson's descendants; Rosslyn Samuels, Sharon Stanley and Audrey Johnson. © 2018 Getty Images

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2017 Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow Devin Allen, Film Director, Presenter Spike Lee, and guest. © 2018 Getty Images

CO-CHAIRS
Kenneth and Kathryn Chenault
Alicia Keys and Kasseem Dean
Leonard Lauder and Judy Glickman Lauder
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Karl Lagerfeld
Usher IV and Grace Raymond
Valerie Jarrett
Kendrick Lamar
Alexander Soros

cordially invite you to

THE GORDON PARKS FOUNDATION AWARDS DINNER AND AUCTION 
Celebrating the Arts & Humanitarianism

TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2018

HONORING

Ta-Nehisi Coates
Author
Presented by Jelani Cobb

Ava DuVernay
Director, Screenwriter and Filmmaker
Presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Sherrilyn Ifill
Civil Rights Attorney
Presented by Alexander Soros

Sally Mann
Photographer
Presented by Bill T. Jones

Jamel Shabazz
Documentary Photographer
Presented by Kasseem Dean

&

Ronald O. Perelman
Presented by Spike Lee

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE BY
Mavis Staples

Cipriani • 42nd Street • New York City

6:30pm Cocktails  |  7:30pm Dinner  |  Cocktail Attire

For more information call 914-579-1000 or email gpfgala@buckleyhallevents.com