LONGHOUSE RESERVE WINTER BENEFIT LOVE SONG TO JACK FEBRUARY 14, 2021
MUSIC & LOVE SONGS BY
LAURIE ANDERSON NICO MUHLY
G.E. SMITH & TAYLOR BARTON-SMITH RUFUS WAINWRIGHT
SHIRIN NESHAT & PAUL GOLDBERGER
LOVING COUPLE HONORARY CHAIRS
BILL T. JONES & BJORN AMELAN ERIC FISCHL & APRIL GORNIK
RUFUS WAINWRIGHT & JÖRN WEISBRODT
LongHouse Reserve will hold its winter benefit on February 14, 2021 at 6:00PM EST, Love Song to Jack, a virtual event in honor of LongHouse’s beloved founder Jack Lenor Larsen. The Valentine’s Day event is an elegant ode to our Jack, who recently left this world at 93.
This insider’s evening kicks off with a heartfelt rendition of It Had To Be You from Joy Jan Jones, followed by more love songs performed by Laurie Anderson, Royal Khaoz, Nico Muhly, G.E. Smith and Taylor Barton-Smith, and Rufus Wainwright. Festivities include an exclusive tour of Jack Lenor Larsen’s residence at LongHouse led by Paul Goldberger, a look inside artist Shirin Neshat’s Brooklyn-based studio, and conversations with the benefit’s Loving Couple Honorary Chairs: Bill T. Jones and Bjorn Amelan, Eric Fischl and April Gornik, Rufus Wainwright and Jörn Weisbrodt.
The evening’s honorees are Paul Goldberger and Shirin Neshat. Mr. Goldberger will receive the LongHouse Art Leadership Award and Ms. Neshat will be honored with the LongHouse Award. Former LongHouse Art Leadership Award recipients include: Donna Karan, Dorothy Lichtenstein, Lisa de Kooning, Agnes Gund, H. Peter Stern, and Julian Schnabel. Former LongHouse Award recipients include Yoko Ono, Bill T. Jones, Christo and Jean-Claude, Ai Weiwei, Cindy Sherman, and Edward Albee.
Tickets for the benefit come with Love Boxes, crafted by the LongHouse team. In addition to benefit tickets, Love Boxes include such choice items as a Yoko Ono keepsake and links to Shirin Neshat’s films.
Yeah To purchase, please visit: https://www.longhouse.org/pages/love-song-to-jack-the-longhouse-winter-benefit. WM