Glamorous Hollywood and Asian stars attend art and film gala

14 November 2012 / 3 years 11 months ago

Source: Asia OnePhotos: GucciHollywood came out to play big time at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's (LACMA) second annual Art + Film Gala.Gucci was the presenter of the gala that honoured filmmaker Stanley Kubrick and artist Ed Ruscha at LACMA.Co-chaired by actor Leonardo DiCaprio and LACMA Trustee Eva Chow, the evening celebrated the art of the moving image and brought together luminaries from both communities."LACMA's unprecedented commitment to honoring film alongside fine art at such a dynamic institution in Los Angeles is an inspiration to Gucci, as we further our longstanding commitment to the preservation and celebration of the arts," said Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini."We are proud to support LACMA's vision, and to join Eva Chow, Michael Govan and Leonardo DiCaprio for the second year in a row to honour Stanley Kubrick and Ed Ruscha, two truly inspiring and influential artists."The evening started with cocktails and a surprise performance by Evan Rachel Wood singing The Very Thought of You and I Don't Know.During the dinner Florence + The Machine entertained guests with a selection of their most well-known songs.Proceeds from the gala will be used to support LACMA's initiative to make film more central to the museum's curatorial programming, while also funding LACMA's broader mission.This includes a robust film programme led by Film Independent's Elvis Mitchell, as well as exhibitions, acquisitions, and educational programming, in addition to screenings that explore the intersection of art and film.Click on the thumbnails to view all the pictures.

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