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BOTTEGA VENETA CELEBRATES THE HAMMER MUSEUM’S 11th ANNUAL GALA



Artists, philanthropists, gallerists, collectors, and entertainment world notables gathered at the Hammer Museum’s 11th annual Gala in the Garden on Saturday, October 5, 2013. The Gala, which raised $2 million for the Hammer’s renowned exhibitions and free public programs, was held in the Museum’s elegant outdoor courtyard and honored artist Robert Gober and playwright Tony Kushner. Actors Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks served as co-chairs with Bottega Veneta Creative Director Tomas Maier for the event, which included tribute speeches by artist Charles Ray for Gober and actor Viola Davis for Kushner, as well as a performance by singer/songwriter k.d. lang after dinner.

In photos:

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02- Tomas Maier and Rita Wilson

03- Tomas Maier and Annie Philbin

04- Will Ferrell and Vivica Paulin Ferrell

05- Tomas Maier and K.D. Lang

06- Jodie Foster, Annie Philbin and Alexandra Hedison

07- Tomas Maier and Viola Davis

08- Joshua Jackson and Diane Kruger

09- Danna and Ed Ruscha

10- Maria Bello

11- Mike Medavoy and Irena Medavoy

12- K.D. lang

13- Thomas Jane

14- Jena Malone and Liz Goldwyn

15- Katherine Ross

16- Alex Israel and China Chow

17- Viola Davis

18- Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker

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