Last night, singer/songwriter Alicia Keys, photographer Annie Leibovitz, and HBO's Co-President Richard Plepler were guests of honor at The Gordon Parks Centennial Gala. This year marks the centennial of the birth of Gordon Parks, the famous photographer, filmmaker, musician, and writer. Anderson Cooper hosted the event at the MoMA, while John Legend, Paul Roth and Senator Christopher Dodd presented.
Josh Groban (@joshgroban) tweeted:
"Had a wonderful time supporting the Gordon Parks Foundation tonight at MOMA. a great group of people for a great cause. #artsed"
Guests included Karl Lagerfeld, Anna Wintour, Anderson Cooper, Annie Leibovitz, Sarah Jessica Parker, Brad Kroenig, Teresa Lourenco, Russell Simmons, Tres Gaines, Allison Hawkins, Senator Christopher Dodd, Glenn Ligon, Thelma Goldin, Nikki Haskell, Fab 5 Freddy Braithwaite, Stephen Gan, Carine Roitfeld, Bill Cunningham, Lara Glaister, Eliza Glaister, Diana Revson, Peter Kunhardt Jr, Terry Dexter, Harold Ford Jr, Linda Wells, Leslie Parks, Nejma Beard, Peter Beard, Tinamarie, and David Rosenberg.
Tuesday, May 21
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.