May 12, 2015 - The Kitchen - Spring Gala honoring Kim Gordon and Dan Graham
May 12, 2015

Spring Gala honoring Kim Gordon and Dan Graham

Raymond Pettibon, Untitled, 2015. Courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner, New York/London.

The Kitchen Spring Gala honoring Kim Gordon and Dan Graham
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Cipriani Wall Street
55 Wall Street
NYC

www.thekitchen.org

Honorary Chairs
Sofia Coppola
Carol Greene
Aïda Ruilova & Raymond Pettibon
Chloë Sevigny
Lisa Spellman

Gala Chairs 
Cristina Enriquez-Bocobo & Michael Kantrow
Douglas Hand
Elizabeth Valleau & Benjamin Palmer

Performances by The Feelies, Stephen Malkmus, and The Raincoats 

The Kitchen is proud to honor two legendary artists, Kim Gordon and Dan Graham, whose legacies extend to when Graham—a friend living in the same building as Gordon on the Lower East Side during the 1970s—encouraged her to write and asked her to perform in his work Performer/Audience/Mirror, inadvertently setting off her career in music. 

Both would appear at The Kitchen in subsequent years. Celebrating Gordon and Graham with special performances here will be The Feelies and The Raincoats—both of whom performed at The Kitchen in 1982, the same year as Gordon’s Sonic Youth—and Stephen Malkmus. 

For the occasion, Raymond Pettibon has created a limited-edition benefit portrait inspired by his cover for Sonic Youth’s Goo. Proceeds from the sale of this print will support artists whose groundbreaking work appears at The Kitchen during the year ahead.

6pm Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres
7:30pm Dinner and performances 
9:30pm–12:30am After-party, drinks, desserts, and dancing,
with DJ sets by Jake Meginsky and Bill Nace/Open Mouth Records Crew

To purchase gala tickets, order a limited-edition print, or for more information, please visit  thekitchen.org, or contact Caitlin Gleason at T +1 212 255 5793 ext. 10 or caitlin [​at​] thekitchen.org.

Limited-edition prints: Raymond Pettibon, Untitled, 2015. Edition of 100 with ten APs
(16 x 16-1/2 inches on Somerset paper), signed by artist and made at Derriere L’Etoile Studios. Print courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner, New York/London.  

About The Kitchen
The Kitchen is one of New York City’s most forward-looking nonprofit spaces, showing innovative work by emerging and established artists across disciplines. Programs range from dance, music, performance, and theater to video, film, and art, in addition to literary events, artists’ talks, and lecture series. Since its inception in 1971, The Kitchen has been a powerful force in shaping the cultural landscape of this country, and has helped launch the careers of many artists who have gone on to worldwide prominence.

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