Jack Lenor Larsen, textile designer, author and collector, celebrates LongHouse Reserve’s 20th anniversary with a gala benefit and auction “White Hot and Blue“. LongHouse Reserve, Larsen’s East Hampton, NY house, is a collaboration between the artist and the architect Charles Forberg. The design is inspired by the Ise Shrine in Japan, and is home to art works by Lucie Rie, Sol LeWitt, Willem de Kooning and JOHNHOUSHMAND – (Our custom made No. 0041 Low Bench still resides at Longhouse’s tranquil pebble garden).
The online auction takes place July 1st through July 15, 2011 and the live auction event takes place July 16th. Auction items range from Yoko Ono’s Promise Piece and Dale Chihuly’s Tabac Basket with Drawing Shards and Oxblood Body, to Ai Weiwei’s A Pair of Sunflower Seeds and Laurie Anderson’s A Love Song for You.
JOHNHOUSHMAND’s No. 0064.7 Black Walnut Dining Table is included in the auction, and we are happy to support such an important organization! All proceeds go to LongHouse Reserve in support of its programs for visual and performing arts as well as the promotion of education.
Take a look at the auction page to see more fine works.