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Photo Flash: Alan Cumming, Lady Gaga and More at 2013 Watermill Center Summer Benefit

The 20th Annual Watermill Center Summer Benefit took place on July 27, 2013 at the The Watermill Center in Water Mill, NY. Beginning at 6pm, the evening included cocktails provided by Bacardi USA, a silent auction, performances, art installations, dinner, dancing, and a live auction hosted by auctioneer Simon de Pury. The master of ceremonies for the evening was Alan Cumming. Scroll down for photos from the event!

Opening the same evening was Dieter Meier and the Yello Years curated by Harald Falckenberg and Tony Guerrero and African House including the works of Clementine Hunter. Both exhibitions are on view at The Watermill Center through September 1, 2013.

Also in attendance were Marina Abramovi, Lisa Anastos, Marc Francois Auboire, Alice Aycock, Debbie Bancroft, Gerard Barrett, Eddie Borgo, Valerie Boster, Hannah Bronfman, Sharon Bush, Gabriela Cadena, Bob Colacello, Alan Cumming, Anh Duong, Selita Ebanks, Stacy Engman, Lisa Marie Fernandez, Roger Ferris, Garrick Gott, Ronald Guttman, Amanda Hearst, Leila Heller, Joachim Johnson, Richard Johnson, Genevieve Jones, Colby Jordan, Terence Koh, Nanette Lepore, Dorothy Lichtenstein, Alison Loehnis, Anne Hearst McInerney & Jay McInerney, Josephine Meckseper, Dieter Meier, Christophe de Menil, Nicole Miller, Annelise Peterson, Richard Phillips, Devon Radziwill, Nancy Richardson, Eric Ripert, Mollie Ruprecht, Winona Ryder, Kenny Scharf, Lola Schnabel, Cindy Sherman, Paul Sinclair, Keegan Singh, John Slattery, Alex Soros, Greg Soros, Lawrence Weiner, Jörn Weisbrodt, Robert Wilson, Lindsey Wixson, and AaRon Young, among others.

The event featured an eclectic mix of installations and performances across the 8-acre grounds, including newly commissioned works by artists participants of the 2013 Watermill Center International Summer
Program: Dilek Acay, Dom Bouffard, Jörg Brinkmann, Hope Esser, Anna Graenzer, Christopher Knowles, Tereza Kopecka, Carl Lawrence, Adam Lenz, Lisa Lozano, Trina Merry, John Messinger, Vera Martynova, Dylan Neely, Matthew Prest, Evangelina Rantou, Zachary Schoenhut, Han Sung Ah, Manu Washaus, And Yao Zhang Trina Merry's installations Magnolia, Objectified, & Enchanted Forrest are generously sponsored by NET-A-PORTER.

Photo Credit: Rob Rich

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Robert Wilson, Lady Gaga, and Artist Marina Abramovic


Nicole Miller


Ellen Krass, Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley & Alyssa Renzi


Wilbur Ross and Hilary Ross


Alan Cumming


Jacques Azoulet and Countess Luann de Lesseps


Joy Marks


Alyssa Renzi, Leah Lane, Antonella Rosen, Bob Rosen, Carolina Braedt, and Bonnie Comley


Amanda Hearst, Anne Hearst, Jay McInerny, and Lady Lillian Cavendish


Henry Buhl and Daniela Zahrabnikova


Jack Larsen


Sharon Bush and Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia


Peter Gregory and Jamee Gregory


Ramona Singer and Alyssa Renzi


Sessa von Richtohofen and Richard Johnson


Campion Platt and Tatiana Platt


Debbie Bancroft


Leah Lane and Robert Wilson


Stewart Lane and Bonnie Comley


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Performers: Leah Lane and Daniel Weiss


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