Hosted by Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood of New York City Honored Hillary Clinton, Shonda Rhimes Tuesday, May 2nd
photos by: Lev Radin
WHO: Planned Parenthood staff and supporters, Huma Abedin, Gail Bean, Annette Bening, Michael Bloomberg, Hannah Bronfman, Zoe Buckman, Tory Burch, Georgina Chapman, Helena Christensen, Hillary Clinton, Dan Colen, Sofia Coppola, Jackie Cruz, Cecilia Dean, Carol Dunham, Billy Eichner, America Ferrera, Tina Fey, Sarah Sophie Flicker, Tom Freston, Diane Von Furstenberg, Tavi Gevinson, Thelma Golden, Grace Gummer, Agnes Gund, Halsey, Chelsea Handler, Ed Helms, Jill Herzig, Aurora James, Ulla Johnson, Scarlett Johnansson, Annabel Dexter Jones, Candice King, Padma Lakshmi, Inez Van Lamsweerde, Cindi Lieve, Patrick Li, Shari Loeffler, Vinood Matadin, Stephanie March, Diane Max, Marilyn Minter, Gretchen Mol, Julianne Moore, Mia Morretti, Brooke Garber Neidich, Enoc Perez, Martha Plimpton, Simon de Pury, Questlove, Anna Quindlin, Tracy Reese, Alysia Reiner, Shonda Rhimes, Cecile Richards, Molly Ringwald, Jane Rosenthal, Tegan and Sara, Cindy Sherman, Taryn Simon, Laurie Simmons, Xaviera Simmons, Christian Sirano, Michelle Smith, Meryl Streep, Kathleen Turner, Faye Wattleton, Adam Weinberg, Lawrence Weiner, Harvey Weinstein, Elaine Welteroth, Chloe Wise, Arden Wohl, Jeffrey Wright.
WHAT: Planned Parenthood held its 100th Anniversary on May 2nd in New York City to celebrate one hundred years of care, education, and activism. The event honored Hillary Clinton with the Champion of the Century Award and Shonda Rhimes with the Champion for Change Award. Guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner a spirited live auction conducted by Simon de Pury and an after party with Questlove as DJ. Artists that generously donated works to the live auction include Dan Colen, Glenn Ligon, Ed Ruscha, Richard Serra, Cindy Sherman, and Lawrence Weiner, among others. The silent art auction will continue till May 18th and is powered by Artsy. Planned Parenthood supporters can participate in the auction by placing bids online. Artist includes Alex Katz, Alexis Rockman. Agate Snow, Caroll Dunham, Catherine Opie, Christo and jean Claude, Deborah Kass, Edu Ruscha, Ellen Berkenblit, Hank Willis Thomas, Hannah Liden, Huma Bhabha, James Nares, Jo Ann Callis, Jonah Freeman and Justin Long. Jonas Wood. Jonathan Horowitz, Kalup Linzy. Karen Kilimnik, Lisa Yuskavage, Louise Lawler, Marcel Dzama, Marilyn Minter, Marina Adams, Mika Rotteberg, Mitch Epstein, Pat Steir, Paula Crown, Polly Apfelbaum, Rachel Harrison, Richard Prince, Robert Longo, Ryan McGinley. Sarah Sze, Shannon Ebner, Shirin Neshat, Stanley Whitney, Sue Williams, Suzanne McClelland, Tom Sachs, Wade Gyton, Walter Robinson, Wendy White, Xaviera Simmons. Live auction works can be viewed at artsy.net/choiceworks Over 1600 guests are scheduled to attend this milestone event.
WHY/ ABOUT: For the past century, Planned Parenthood has transformed women’s health and empowered millions of people worldwide to make informed health decisions, forever changing the way they live, love, learn and work. This once-in-a-lifetime event benefits Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood of New York City, directly supporting health services and programs so that in the next 100 years Planned Parenthood can continue to work toward the world where neither income nor zip code determines access to sexual and reproductive health care.