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The Gordon Parks Foundation’s Annual Gala

Cultured Magazine

Photography by Jared Siskin

May 2018

 
Jamel Shabazz
Jamel Shabazz
 

On May 22, supporters of the arts, creative minds and philanthropists gathered at New York’s Cipriani 42nd Street for The Gordon Parks Foundation’s annual Awards Dinner and Auction. Co-chaired by Karl Lagerfeld, Kendrick Lamar, Valerie Jarrett, Alicia Keys and Kassem Dean, Usher IV, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Kenneth and Kathryn Chenault, Judy and Leonard Lauder and Alexander Soros, the evening celebrated individuals who embody Park’s legacy and devotion to social justice. This year’s honorees included Ava DuVernay, Ronald O. Perelman, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Sherrilyn Ifill, Sally Mann and Jamel Shabazz. Deana Lawson and Derrick Adams were recognized as well for receiving the 2018 Gordon Parks Foundation Fellowship.

 
Adesuwa Aighewi
Adesuwa Aighewi
Sara Arison
Sara Arison
Sarah Harrelson and Jaé Joseph
Sarah Harrelson and Jaé Joseph
Jamel Shabazz
Jamel Shabazz
Kehinde Wiley
Kehinde Wiley
Spike Lee
Spike Lee
José Parla, Danny Baez, Dee Dee Sides, Jaé Joseph, Sarah Arison, Daniel J. Watts and Samora Pinderhughes
José Parla, Danny Baez, Dee Dee Sides, Jaé Joseph, Sarah Arison, Daniel J. Watts and Samora Pinderhughes
Black Thought
Black Thought
Lola Ogunnaike
Lola Ogunnaike
Derrick Adams and Daniel J Watts
Derrick Adams and Daniel J Watts
Devin Allen
Devin Allen
Leslie Parks Bailey and Radcliffe Bailey
Leslie Parks Bailey and Radcliffe Bailey
Zuri Tibby
Zuri Tibby
Daniela De Jesus Cosio and Alexandre Addolorato
Daniela De Jesus Cosio and Alexandre Addolorato