Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Scenes from the Hamptons to the Cape

LongHouse Reserve's Summer Gala EXCENTRICA at LongHouse in East Hampton.
Last Saturday afternoon in East Hampton, the LongHouse Reserve hosted its annual Summer Gala in its sculpture garden (16 acres). They honored Laurie Anderson and arts patron Jan Cowles.
Harvey Bernstein, Lukie Bernstein, Ulrike von Lehsten, and Rick Taylor
The proceeds of the Gala will go to support the LongHouse Reserve’s mission to exemplify living with art in all forms which is the mission of its creator, Jack Lenor Larsen.
Karen Kaplan, Maryanna Levine, Mark Levine, Elizabeth Levine, and David Stallbaumer
Robert Rosenkranz, Camille Massey, Lucia Massey, and John Habich
Barbara Slifka and Anthony Coron
Randi and Larry Sheer
Anthony Brigante and Vesna Babic
Kyle Robbins and Maria Pessino
Annaliese Soros and Paul Schenly
Fiona Potter, Nancy Collins, Susan Gilner, and Patricia Durken
Marianne and Jenny Youngberg
Adrienne Bon Haes and Marvin Ross Friedman
Carol and Alex Rosenberg
Eric Fischl, April Gornik, Lucy Winton, Guest, and Bryan Hunt
Dianne B and Manana Freyre
Susan Scriptor and James Di Pasquale
Steve Felsher, Bob Kohutt, and Diane Annis
Philip Van Deusen, Wendy Van Deusen, Vanessa Van Deusen, and Laya Van Deusen
Nemira Gasiunas and Nicholas Lowry
Laurie Anderson
Aya Miyatake and Michael Rosch
Arlene Slavin
Cornelia Randolph and Lawrence Randolph
Jeff Bornstein, Dr. Andre Goy, and Mona Bornstein
Hilda Longinotti, Matko Tomicic, and Fern Mallis
Debra Riese and Hector Ramirez
Dawn Watson and Courtney Radcliffe
Sorib Roshi, Bouzar Jomehri, and Gina Birch
Magdalena von Behr, JosÈ Enrique Maci·n, and Carlos Soto
Guest and Edward Albee
John Driscoll and Marylyn Dintenfass
Patrick Christiano and Ulrike von Lehsten
Yuta Powell and Fabiana Dutesco
Elizabeth and Nico Yektai
Nicole McElroy and Heather Buchanan
Catherine Croner and Miry Park
Tina Piette, Susan Gilner, and Karen Norby
Marcy Epstein and Elise Leve
Nathan Joseph and Julie Keys
Richard Meier and friend
Gordon and Amanda Bowling
Michael Sonnenfeld and Shail Upadhya
Meanwhile up on the Cape in Dennis, the Cape Cod Museum of Art recently exhibited a show of the Photography Collection of Christopher Hyland. The exhibit is called “By Way of These Eyes: The Sublime, Exotic and Familiar.”

The curator was Michael Giaquinto and the exhibition features works by Robert Mapplethorpe, Edward Weston, Sally Man, Paul Strand, Mario Neto, Michael Wolf, Bill Armstrong, David Sitbon, Herb Ritts, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Sarah Hart, Andre Kertesz, Marcus Leatherdale and Edward Steichen.

Last week the museum’s director Elizabeth Ives Hunter as well as President Thomas Lucey, Vice President Thomas George and also US Trust Bank of America hosted a cocktail reception for the collector and the collection. More than 250 attended. Mr. Hyland presented the museum with “Evening Amber” a painting by Cape Cod artist Matthew Schulz in memory of his mother, Mrs. Samuel Francis Hyland.
Michael Giaquinto and Elizabeth Ives Hunter unveil “Sea Food” by David Sitbon
Michael Giaquinto and Si Hyland unveil “Evening Amber” by Matthew Schulz
Si and Danielle Hyland from Delaware with their baby Samuel, Elizabeth Ives Hunter (Director of Cape Cod Museum of Art), and Christopher Hyland
Ann Limberg, Christopher Hyland, and Gwen Dadoly of Yarmouth Port (U.S. Trust Bank of America)
Kellie McLaughlin and Paul Colarusso From Aperture, NY
Sharon and Henry Martin from Harwich
Alice George and Charlotte Benner of Yarmouth Port, Kathy Goddard of Eastham, and Bill Hatfied
of Providence RI
Pat Barnhart of Yarmouth Port, Joanna Virden, and Jan and Steve Michell of Chatham
Priscilla and Parker Chick of Chatham
Anne and Joanne Snyder of Eastham with Diane Salomone of Brewster and Michele Giovannini
of Bridgewater
Michael Giaquinto, Exhibitions Curator
Karen and Don Megathlin of Cotuit with Tom Lucey (Cape Cod Museum of Art President) and Caroline Lucey of Harwichport
Andrew Singer and Pat Barnhart of Yarmouth Port, Christopher Hyland, David and Nancy Kaplin of Dennis Village with Debbie and Jerry Forman of Brewster
Si Hyland, Constantino Castellano, Danielle Hyland, Christopher Hyland holding baby Samuel, Sally, George and Sally Edmonds of Osterville
Rebecca Pierce-Merrick and Mriam Talanian of West Barnstable
Caryle Connelly, Joseph Russo, and Kim Barnolky-Grossman of Osterville
Rodney DeJong and Michael Levinson of NY
Tom Combhard, Constatino Castellano, Christopher Hyland with Hudson, David Sitbon, and Solene Delobello
The Aspen Institute and The Atlantic held their 6th annual celebration of ideas with the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival from July 5 through the 11th in Aspen. More than 250 leaders from the fields of arts, science, culture, technology, religion, philosophy, business, economics, and politics —from across the country and around the world — spoke about “exploring ideas, deepening dialogue, and inspiring action.”

Speakers included: Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Co-Chair DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg; Twitter Co-Founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams; United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba; Author John Kao; Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour; National Institute for Play President Stuart Brown; former President of Mexico Vicente Fox; former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor; US Attorney General Eric Holder; Pulitzer Prize-winning Photographer David Hume Kennerly; Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist; AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka; White House Office of Management and Budget Director Peter Orszag; Sir Nigel Crisp; US Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Donohue; Allstate CEO Thomas J. Wilson; Playwright and Actress Anna Deavere Smith; Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant; WNBA’s Washington Mystics Owner Sheila Johnson; Shell President Marvin Odum; and sculptor Guy Dill and author Tobias Wolff, who will also serve as the Institute’s 2010 Harman-Eisner Artists-in-Residence.
Among the journalists and television journalists attending were: Fred Barnes, Maria Bartiromo, Elisabeth Bumiller, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Clive Crook, E.J. Dionne Jr., James Fallows, Tom Friedman, Jeffrey Goldberg, Sylvie Kauffmann, Katty Kay, Nicholas Kristof, Andrea Mitchell, Peggy Noonan, Kai Ryssdal, Bob Schieffer, and Tavis Smiley.
Eric Holder and Bob Schieffer
David Bradley
Elizabeth Baker Keffer
Alan Greenspan
James Bennet
General George W. Casey, Jr.
Anna Deavere Smith
Walter Isaacson, Barbra Streisand, Jane Lubchenco, and Andrea Mitchell
David Drummond
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Representative Jane Harman
Walter Isaacson and Bill Gates
Kurt Russell, Maria Bartiromo, and Goldie Hawn

Photographs by (Longhouse).
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