MAK Games 2015

Saturday, July 18, 2015

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The MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House held its Third Annual MAK Games, a benefit tournament that combines tennis, architecture, art, cocktails, barbecue, and a fabulous party, at the spectacular Sheats/Goldstein Residence designed by John Lautner.

Special thanks to the MAK Games Host Committee, our sponsors, the artists and their galleries, James Goldstein, and all attendees for supporting the MAK Center, rain or shine.

Congratulations to Friedrich Kunath and Alejandro Escos, champions of the 2015 MAK Games!

Saturday, July 18, 4:00 – 7:30 PM

Attendees included Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine and former Rodger Federer doubles partner Christian Straka and tennis pro Sam Querrey.

The MAK Center premiered its Artist T-shirt Series with a limited edition by Kori Newkirk.

DJs included: Baohaus, Ioanna Gika (from Io Echo), and Myles Hendrik

Guided tours of the Lautner-designed residence were conducted throughout the event.

Equinox Fitness kicked off the dance floor with GROOV3 by Benjamin Allen!

Honorary Tennis Hosts: Stan Smith and Bob Lutz

Host Committee Co-Chairs: Esther Kim Varet and Priscilla Fraser

Host Committee: Rose Apodaca, Drew Baldwin, Matt Brooks, Kimberly Brown, Rafael de Cárdenas, James Dahl, Liz Fensterstock, Aaron Fox, Leslie Fritz, Robert Galstian, John Geresi, Jamie Goldblatt, Tony Graham, Nick Grouf, Sharon Johnston, Isaac Joseph, Jessica Kantor, Andreas Krainer, Joel Lubin, Allie Lutz, Aaron Moulton, Nu Nguyen, Thao Nguyen, Jennifer Parker, Charlie Pohlad, Perrey Reeves, Adrian Rosenfeld, Stacy Rubeli, Robyn Siegel, Franklin Sirmans, Rob Stone, Ali Taekman, Heather Warburton, Richard Weintraub, Jed M. Weisman, Kulapat Yantrasast, and Maritza Yoes.

Participating artists in the benefit auction: Verena Dengler, Mark Hagen, Van Hanos, Drew Heitzler, Dennis Koch, Erica Mahinay, Jason Metcalf, Carter Mull, Ry Rocklen, Jan-Ole Schiemann, Mateo Tannatt, and Jeff Zilm

All proceeds from MAK Games 2015 benefit the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, a non-profit arts organization that presents contemporary art and architecture programming while stewarding three landmarks of modern architecture.

Check out the 2014 Highlight Video

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