The Brooklyn Artists Ball At The Brooklyn Museum

by Daniel Reynolds · April 20, 2012

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    On Wednesday night, the Brooklyn Museum hosted their annual fundraiser, the Brooklyn Artists Ball, which celebrated the contributions of women artists and the 5th anniversary of the Sackler Center for Feminist Art. Over 1,000 guests turned out for an artful evening of cocktails, dinner, and dancing.

    After dinner, guests had the opportunity to explore the museum's newest installation, Connecting Cultures: A World in Brooklyn, as well as the Keith Haring and Rachel Kneebone exhibitions. For the occasion, the lobby was transformed into a dance floor, where Mia Moretti deejayed the after party sponsored by W Magazine.

    Guests included Marisa Tomei, Carla Shen, Nilani Trent, Gloria Steinem, The Dinner Party artist Judy Chicago, Connie Chung, Kiki Smith, True Blood actor Hans Tester, Hugo Guinness, Annelise Peterson, Pippa Cohen, James Cohan, Elizabeth Dee, George Farias, Mitzi and Warren Eisenberg, Suzanne Geiss, Lucy Mitchell-Innes, Martha and Robert Rubin, Eileen Guggenheim, Laura Flanders, Sue Hostetler, Johnnetta B. Cole, Sandy Lerner, Linda Nochlin, Kathryn Williams, David Maupin, Paul Morris, Carlos Quirarte, Janet Borden, David & Jane Walentas, Susan Stroman, Donald Baechler, David Kratz, Susi Kenna, Elliott Puckette, Aurel Schmidt, Sue Scott, Polina Proshkina, Shinique Smith, Leslie Tonkonow, Betty Woodman, Dustin Yellin, Cori Kresge, Beverly Pepper, James Cope, David Hunt, Valerie Altahawi, Nicelle Beauchene, Bethanie Brady, Bridget Donahue, Ambre Kelly, Andrew Gori, Lisa Kim, Blaize Lehane, Max Levai, Liz Mulholland, Larry Ossei-Mensah, Stephanie Roach, Amanda Schneider, Nicola Vassell and Manish Vora.

    [Marisa Tomei] [Kenya Robinson, Heather Hart, Amelia Bolyard]

    [Dustin Yellin] [Nilani Trent, Carla Shen]

    [Bill Cunningham] [Roxanne Lowit]

    [DJ Mia Moretti]

    [Randolph Frazier, Manish Vora, Suzanna Lee]

    [Susi Kenna, Andrea Mary Marshall] [Blythe McLeod] [Lanie Dalby]

    [Jason Reeves, Annelise Peterson] [Mickalene Thomas, Bethanie Brady]

    [Left: Lisa Yom] [Mahlot Sansosa, Veola Parris] [Carla Shen]

    [Photos without watermark via BFA]