Home
 
Translate
 
Celebrity Philanthropy News
 
Society News
 
Save the Date Directory
 
Black Tie  TV
 
Features
Black Tie China
 
Black Tie France
 
Black Tie Israel
 
Black Tie Philippines
 
Nightlife With
Rose Billings
 
Publisher
Gerard Mc Keon
 
Editor-in-Chief
Joyce Brooks
 
Follow us on 
Twitter   Facebook   Google+   Pinterest
 
 
 
Society News
 
New York Society
Palm Beach Society
International Society
Hampton Society
Las Vegas Society
West Coast Society
U.S. Society
 
Save The Date
Save the Date Directory
 
Listing Non-Profit Events
 
Philanthropy News
Featured Foundations
Philanthropy  Giving
 
Entrepreneurial & Philanthropy Awards
 
Featured
Event Resources
Event Resource Directory
Event Talent Directory
 
Black Tie
Recommended
Lifestyle Selection
Antiques
Art
Beauty
Blockchain Investment
Cars
Couture Fashion
Crowdfunding
Fine Wines
Friends of Black Tie
Gen Z Success Mentoring
 Health & Wellness
Impact Investment
Interior Design
Investigative Services
Jewelry
Kids on Location
Legal Services
Luxury Yachts
Pet Services
Private Air
 Real Estate
Recommended Reading
Restaurant Reviews
Single Friendly Events
Social Announcements
Sustainable Investment
Technology
Theater/Arts
Travel
Wealth Management
 
 
Share this Page
 
Promote Your Business or Foundation:
Advertising
Co-Hosting Events
 
Featured Foundations
Listing Non-Profit Events
 
Promote your Services
Feature your Talent
 
Friends of
Black Tie
Add your e-mail
for invitations to  our
exclusive
Friends of Black Tie Events

 
Friends of Black Tie
 
 
Black Tie Classic
Current Issue
Diana Issue
Jacqueline Kennedy
Back Issues
More Back Issues
Black Tie TV
Online Store 1
 
 
 

 

web
analytics
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrity Philanthropy News 2  3
 Forward this page to your friends

 
Black Tie International
LongHouse Reserve Honors Axel Vervoordt
Martha Stewart, Axel Vervoordt, Adelaide de Menil, Jack Lenor Larsen .  Photo by:  Patrick McLullan
Martha Stewart, Axel VervoordtAdelaide de Menil, Jack Lenor Larsen 
Photo by:  Patrick McMullan

 

"Axel Vervoordt is a non-conformist, which is dear to my heart. He’s a modernist who embraces every period. He does not use his rooms for modern furniture, but for the best furnishings in the world, and, notably, the best art.” Thus declared Jack Lenor Larsen on Wednesday night when LongHouse Reserve honored Axel at the
Hearst Tower. 

 

Matko Tomicic, executive director of LongHouse, welcomed guests and introduced Dianne Benson, president of the Board who said, “We are here tonight honoring a man who defies being defined by a single word. So we are right in presenting his award by a woman who also challenges conventions and titles, conceptual artist Kimsooja,” who in turn said, “It is a great honor and pleasure for me to celebrate Axel Vervoordt and his legacy tonight, on the occasion of the prestigious LongHouse Award." The artist continued, "The honor also goes to LongHouse and its mission to reflect world culture and inspire creative talent." 

 

In accepting his award, designed by Marc Leuthold, Axel gallantly offered, “Thank you all for coming. I don’t know if I deserve it, but I always do my best,” then delivered a fascinating presentation on design and his theories of art, light, and space. A smaller group of just 50 retired afterwards to Adelaide de Menil's remarkable Central Park South duplex for dinner, where each guest was presented with a signed copy of Axel’s newest book, Stories and Reflections, which is not yet available in the US.

 

Among the guests were Sandy and Steve Perlbinder, Adelaide de Menil, Martha Stewart, Sherri Shultz, Sherri Donghia, Julie Jensen, Kay Hall, Newell Turner, Mark and Elizabeth Levine, Nina Gillman, Suzy Slesin and Michael Steinberg, Chris Mead and Zoe Hoare, Harvey and Audrey Feuerstein, Catherine and Nathan Bruckner, Judi Roaman, Nick and Christina Martin, Lindsay and Fitzhugh Caleo, Kang Chang, Dianne Benson, Jack Lenor Larsen. 

 

LongHouse is a 16-acre reserve and sculpture garden located in East Hampton, NY, featuring works from Buckminster Fuller, Yoko Ono and William de Kooning to name only a few. Founded by Jack Lenor Larsen, it exemplifies curated living with art in all forms. It’s collections, gardens, sculpture and programs reflect diverse world cultures and inspire a creative life.

 

Gerard Mc Keon and Joyce Brooks.  Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com

To list an Upcoming Event
Contact: joyce@blacktiemagazine.com

Save the Date
Celebrity Philanthropy News
Society News

Black Tie Magazine TV

Promote Your Event or Business
Contact: gerard@blacktiemagazine.com

Event Resource Directory,   Promote your Services
Event Talent  Directory,  
Feature your Talent
Co-hosting events with Black Tie
Advertising

 

 
 

Back to Celebrity Philanthropy


 


 




 

 


Save the Date 2020

 

healthshare

 
The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF)


 

Search the Site

 

 

Featured Foundations

Waggle
 

Impact Investment

carbon geocycle
 
secret paradise resort
 
round island, seychelles
 

Black Tie China

 

Black Tie Philippines

black tie philippines
 

Nightlife with Rose Billings

 
sara Johnson
 
debutante Ball
 
Judy Kuriansky
 
Gerard Mc Keon
 

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

sera Vergera
 
nicole Kidnman, jennifer Aniston
 
jean shafiroff, paul mc cartney
 
princess margaret of kent
 
hudson river park annual Gala
 
Al Pacino, American Icon Awards
 
clive davis
 
proincess grace awards
 
american hospital of paris foundation
 
french heritage society
 
lupus research alliance
 
un women for peace
 
ben kingsley
 
Friends of Black Tie
 
ceylon tea party
 
ecosoc
 
joyce brooks
 
central park conservatory
 
UN Correspondents Association
 
cardinal dolan
 
palm beach heart ball
 
vienese opera ball
 
lady in red gala
 
sanford stem cell
 
weizmann institute
 
carlos slim
 
israel 65th anniversary
 

Black Tie International Realty

 

Event Resources Directory

event resource directory
 
 


 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Copyright 2006 Black Tie Magazine. All Rights Reserved .

Privacy Policy |