The Kitchen Spring Gala honoring Nan Goldin & Lydia Lunch

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The Kitchen Spring Gala Benefit
Honoring Nan Goldin and Lydia Lunch
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Kitchen
512 West 19th Street, NYC

Honorary Co-Chairs
Jane Friedman, Jim Jarmusch, Miuccia Prada, Michael Zilkha

Gala Co-Chairs
Wade Guyton, Cristina Enriquez-Bocobo and Michael Kantrow, Brian Phillips

6:00pm Cocktails and Hors d’Oeuvres
7:30pm Dinner and Performances
Menu Designed by Chef Camille Becerra
Toasts by Bibbe Hansen and Luc Sante
Performances by Bush Tetras, James Chance and JG Thirlwell & ensemble  
9:30pm – 12:30am After-Party with Drinks, DJ Veronica Vasicka,
Featuring Lydia Lunch RETROVIRUS with Weasel Walter, Tim Dahl + Bob Bert
and Nicolas Jaar

Special installation by Laura Parnes (with designs by GGrippo), and photo booth by Justine Kurland

Benefit Committee

Jennifer and Jonathan Allan Soros Margaret Sundell and Reinaldo Laddaga
Laurie Anderson Chum Langhorne
Augusto Arbizo Lévy Gorvy
Kyra Tirana Barry Barbara London
Marie Abma and Dike Blair Robert Longo
Jae Choi / the Collective Shift Robert Molnar
Judith L. Church Bob Monk
James Cohan Frank Monterisi / Related Companies
Paula Cooper Nico Muhly
Katie Cusack Kate and Laura Mulleavy
Polly Motley and Molly Davies Oliver Newton
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Sukey and Mike Novogratz
Bryce Dessner Dr. Catherine Orentreich
Matthew Doull Garland Hunter and Matthew Ritchie
Melanie Shorin and Greg S. Feldman Cecile Barendsma and Tracey Ryans
Arthur Fleischer, Jr. Melissa Schiff Soros
Charlotte Feng Ford Cindy Sherman
David Friend / Vanity Fair Robert Soros
Marian Goodman Gallery Sam Tsao
Julie Graham Mila and Tom Tuttle
Mark Guiducci Van Doren Waxter
Agnes Gund Sofia and James von Moltke
Douglas Hand Illya Szilak and Christopher E. Vroom
Hilary and Peter Hatch Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner
Hauser & Wirth Suzy Coue-Wilson and Edward Wilson
Alfredo Jaar Debra Singer and Jay Worthington


For more information, please contact  kerry@thekitchen.org.

Unable to attend? Please consider making a fully tax-deductible donation

Nan Goldin Limited-Edition Photo

On the occasion of The Kitchen Spring Benefit Gala Honoring Nan Goldin and Lydia Lunch, Goldin has created a limited-edition C-print. The iconic image depicts a reclining Lydia Lunch at the Russian baths on 10th Street in the East Village in 1985. Originally shot as part of a spread called “Masculine/Feminine” for the preview issue of the Village Voice’s legendary but short-lived fashion insert Vue, this image was ultimately not included in the final layout. This limited-edition print is the first time this image is being made available to the public.

Proceeds from the sale of this edition will support artists whose groundbreaking, genre-defying work appears at The Kitchen throughout the year. This unique edition is now available for pre-sale, to be available for pick up and shipping following the gala on May 16, 2018.

Nan Edition Web

Lydia Lunch at the Russian baths, New York, 1985
Digital C-print
16 x 26 inches, unframed
Edition of 50 
Signed and numbered by the Artist on verso
Courtesy of the Artist
$1,000 + tax

Prints will be sold in the order payments are received, and as such we cannot guarantee a particular number within the edition.

We are currently out of stock for this artwork. To put yourself on the wait list in case an edition becomes available please email editions@thekitchen.org 

Media Sponsor Special Thanks
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Banner Image: Lydia Lunch, The Gun is Loaded, 1989. Directed by Merrill Aldighieri and Joe Tripician.

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