Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Walk of Hope

Audrey Gruss hosted a kick off party at Fairwind in Southampton for Hope for Depression Research Foundation's inaugural "Walk of Hope."
A Preview Benefit Cocktail Party for the 2016 East Hampton Antiques Show was held last Friday evening on the grounds of Mulford Farm in the heart of East Hampton Village. Aerin Lauder served as the Honorary Chairperson.

Guests enjoyed an early buying opportunity of the impressive array of antiques, art, jewelry, and collectibles. Ticket proceeds from the evening benefitted the East Hampton Historical Society.
Among the guests were Jo Carole and Ronald Lauder, Eric Zinterhofer, Kelly Klein, Charlotte Moss, Richard Meier, Susan Wood, Kendell Cronstrom and Alejandro Saralegui.

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, the Show was held this past Saturday and Sunday. The East Hampton Antiques Show is widely recognized as the premier antiques event on eastern Long Island and a highlight of the East Hampton arts and social calendar. More than 50 art and antique dealers participated, offering a diverse exhibition of rare and unique items for the home and garden. More than 2000 people attended the show.
Catering was provided by Brent Newsom and live music at the Preview Cocktail Party was performed by Jane Hastay and Peter Martin Weiss.
EHHS Executive Director Richard Barons and EHHS Registrar Rosanne Barons. Susan Wood and Joan M. McGivern.
Dorinda Hawkins.
Mardie Gorman, Lynn Stefanelli, and Barbara Borsack.
Kailey Profeta and Emily Kaster.
Kelly Klein, Ronald Lauder, and Gloria List.
Natalie Dejoux, Ann Madonia, Richard Barons, Susan Madonia, and Nina Gibson.
Eric Zinterhofer, Aerin Lauder Zinterhofer, and Jack Zinterhofer. Jamie McKenna and Terry Eldh.
Eileen Kazanecki, Kaitlin O'Connor, Babette Paul, and Cait Godfrey (Brent Newsom Caterers).
Olivia and Petal.
"Charlie," Lauren Merrill, "Wink," and Melanie Roy.
Arthur "Tiger" Graham with "Tiger."
Robert Osborne, Joan Osborne, Charlie Brock, and Mary Jane Brock.
Debbie and Henry Druker with RJ Druker.
Chris Connor, Jillian Spaak, Gavin Spaak, and James Anderson.
Garth Wakeford, Jennifer Wakeford, "Oscar," Arthur Dunnam, and Roy Cohen.
Charlotte Moss, Frances Schultz, and George Farias. Spoils from the fair!
The Anderson Ranch Arts Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration & Recognition Dinner was held last Thursday night, July 21st, at the Hotel Jerome in Aspen. The festive evening, which included a live auction featuring contemporary artworks by renowned artists, honored Carrie Mae Weems with the National Artist Award and Eleanore and Domenico De Sole with the Service to the Arts Award. 

More than 200 art world luminaries and patrons gathered to celebrate Anderson Ranch and its honorees including: Mercedes Bass, Paula and Jim Crown, Linda and Bob Gersh, Simon Haas, Noah Horowitz, Sue Hostetler, Ann and Tom Korologos, Nancy and Bob Magoon, Amy and John Phelan, Jennifer and David Stockman, Fred Tomaselli, Shari Applebaum,
 Rona and Jeffrey Citrin, Jane and Marc Nathanson, Allen and Kelli Questrom, Craig Robins, Debra and Dennis Scholl, Tad Smith and Carrie Mae Weems.
Kelli Questrom.
The live auction featured select contemporary artworks including photographs by Catherine Opie, Alex Prager and Carrie Mae Weems; sculptural works by Carol Bove, Leonardo Drew, Ken Price and Kishio Suga; new works on paper by Antony Gormley and Richard Tuttle; a work on mylar by Diana Al-HadidMel Bochner’s large scale print Amazing (Inverse); a painting by Stefan Brüggemann; mixed media work by Jim Hodges; a custom Postal Shelf Proposal by Peter Liversidge; and Tom Sach’s Shrine

Founded in 1966, the Anderson Ranch Arts Center is a premier destination in America for art making and critical dialogue, bringing together aspiring and internationally renowned artists to discuss and further their work in a stimulating environment.
Sue Hostetler and Noah Horowitz. Mercedes Bass.
Nestled in the Rocky Mountains of Aspen/Snowmass, Colorado, the Ranch hosts extensive workshops for everyday, emerging and established artists in eight disciplines, including Photography & New Media, Ceramics, Painting & Drawing, Furniture Design & Woodworking, Sculpture, Woodturning, Printmaking and Digital Fabrication.

In addition to the Summer Series: Featured Artists & Conversations, the Ranch hosts engaging events throughout the year including the Annual Art Auction & Community Picnic (Saturday, August 6, 2016), a thirty-six-year-old tradition which features works of local, national and international artists – as well as a year-round Artists-in-Residence Program, fostering artistic growth for emerging and established visual artists.

For the past 50 years Anderson Ranch Arts Center has been working to enrich lives with art, inspiration and community. Learn more at www.andersonranch.org.
Ann Cook and Linda Carnes.
Ann Korologos and Carrie Mae Weems.
Jeffrey and Rona Citrin. Bob and Linda Gersh.
Charles and Bunny Burson.
David Stockman, Jennifer Stockman, and Tad Smith.
Courtney and Karen Lord. Ann Cook and Tad Smith.
Debra and Dennis Scholl.
Fred Tomaselli, Brian Shure, and Liz Ferrill.
Jennifer Stockman, Kelli Questrom, Allen Questrom, and Nancy Wilhelms.
Nancy Crown and Caroline Draft. Amy Phelan.
Jill Bernstein.
Robin Zendell and Noah Horowitz.
Pam Alexander, Jane Nathanson, and Nancy Wilhelms. Nancy and Bob Magoon.
Simon Haas.
On Saturday July 16th, Audrey Gruss hosted a kick-off cocktail party for the Hope for Depression Research Foundation's (HDRF) inaugural Walk of Hope and Shop for Hope fundraising events that will take place this coming Saturday July 30th, from 9 a.m. in Southampton.

Held at the Gruss’ Southampton home, among the guests were Southampton Mayor Mark Epley, Scott Snyder, Lis and Richard Waterman, Kim Heirston Evans, Mai Hallingby-Harrison, and Whitney Fairchild.
John Barman, Audrey Gruss, Victoria Wyman, and Kelly Graham.
Midway through the party that was set at the Gruss' pool, surrounded by beautiful white hydrangea blooms, Audrey thanked guests for attending and said "HDRF's research mission is so critical, and the Walk of HOPE has over 200 people committed, with two weeks left to go."

The three-mile Walk of Hope to Defeat Depression will circle a beautiful route around Lake Agawam in Southampton Village.  The Walk will be led by Audrey Gruss to raise awareness and funds for advanced depression research. After the Walk, top retailers in town like Theory and Jennifer Miller will take part in Shop for Hope, where stores up and down Main Street and Jobs Lane will open their doors to customers and donate a percentage of sales to HDRF’s advanced research. Shop for Hope will run from 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Ashley and Didi O'Connell. Richard Ziegelasch and Lis Waterman.
Debbie Bancroft, Robert Zimmerman, and Ann Barish.
Martin Gruss and Scott Snyder.
Jonathan Moinian and Farah Moinian. Lisa Jackson.
Lori Dodd, J.C. Dodd, and Lee Calicchio.
James Allen Smith, Anne Eisenhower, Victoria Wyman, and Gary Crain.
Louisa Benton and Renee Cafaro. Janet Lehr.
Lis Waterman, Richard Waterman, Peggy Mejia, and Alberto Mejia.
Richard Evans, Kim Heirston Evans, Mai Hallingby Harrison, and Tom McCarter.
Milan Mansouri, Mona Sharaf, and Parisa Djavaheri. Larry Wohl and Leesa Rowland.
Varinka Obolensky.
Jean Shafiroff and Mark Epley.
Late last month, more than 500 attended the American Heart Association’s 20th Annual Hamptons Heart Ball  with the theme “Evening Under The Stars.” Set under amazing tents on the grounds of the Hayground School in Bridgehampton, the American Heart Association once again proved that theirs was the party to be at raising nearly $600,000 to help in the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
The Event Committee.
This year’s honorees were Jean Shafiroff, who received the Humanitarian with Heart Award. Also honored was Dr. Frank Spencer, MD, Professor of Surgery, at NYU Langone Medical Center with the Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Spencer is a most significant pioneer in surgical therapy who has almost single handedly brought contemporary heart surgery to the New York area.

This year’s Ball was co-chaired by Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin, Nicole Noonan, Randi Schatz, and Tracy Stern. Lonnie Quinn, Chief Weather Caster and Kristine Johnson, News Anchor, CBS 2 News, Emmy-Winning TV served as emcees. The three course dinner was catered by the Garden City Hotel.
Past honorees and chairs.
Among the Committee members and guests attending were: Bert and Meredith Cohen, John and Terry Tortorella, David and Jill Kandell, Arnie and Paola Rosenshein, Star Jones, Dr. Aubrey Galloway, Dr. Leonard Girardi, Dr.Jeff Moses, Dr. John Pearson, and Dr. Larry Chinitz, John and Margo Catsimatidis, Dottie Herman, Debra Halpert, Dr. Greenberg, Cassandra Seidenfeld and Susan Shin.
Star Jones and Dr. Jean Cacciabaudo. Debra Halpert and David Greenberg.
Lonnie Quinn, Jean Shafiroff, and Kristine Johnson.
Barbara Poliwoda and Dr. Frank Spencer.
Mayor Mark and Marianne Epley. Mark Mesone and Jill Kandell.
Robbie Gordy of Christie's.
Michael Travin, Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin, Melissa Kasis, Susan Kramer, Lee Fryd, Nurit Kahane, and Robin Cofer.
Dr. Michael Wolk and John Tortorella. Dr. Aubrey Galloway and Dr. Leonard Girardi.
Alex Donner and Tracy Stern.
Photographs by PMC (HDRF); Sean Zanni/PMC (Heart Ball); Richard Lewin (EHHS); Owen Kolasinski/BFA (Anderson Ranch).