MAK Games 2013

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Sheats/Goldstein Residence

MAK Games 2013 was a cocktail party and invitational tennis tournament benefitting the MAK Center, taking place on the recently completed infinity tennis court at John Lautner’s renowned Sheats/Goldstein Residence (1963) in Beverly Hills.

The winning tennis doubles team was musician Brian Burton (Danger Mouse) and writer/director Stephen Gaghan who took home the MAK Cup, designed by architect Duncan Nicholson. Second place went to writer Benjamin Weissman and artist Gunner Fox.

Raffles were held for a trip for two to Vienna, Austria and for private use of the Goldstein Court for one afternoon.

MAK Games Teams

Grammy winning musician Brian Burton (Danger Mouse) and Oscar winning writer/director Stephen Gaghan
Social entrepreneur Ben Goldhirsh (Good magazine) and associate Alex Rose (Good magazine)
Perry Rubenstein Gallery director William Hathaway and artist Friedrich Kunath
Hammer Museum director of exhibitions and publications Brooke Hodge and architecture historian Nicholas Olsberg
Design and fine art auctioneer Viveca Paulin Ferrell and LACMA chief curator Franklin Sirmans
Film and television producer James Dahl and screenwriter/producer Adam Leff
Writer Benjamin Weissman and artist Gunner Fox
Artist Charles Gaines and historian Roxana Landaverde

Broadcaster/former professional tennis player Justin Gimelstob guided the MAK Games as emcee along with former professional tennis player Tony Graham

Co-Chairs: Priscilla Fraser and Esther Kim Varet

Host committee: Rose Apodaca & Andy Griffith, Barbara Bestor, Roy Dowell & Lari Pittman, Robert Galstian, John Geresi, Marilyn Heston, Marin Hopper, Sharon Johnston & Mark Lee, Alejandra Lillo, Minnie Mortimer, Duncan Nicholson, Ron Radziner & Robin Cottle, Perrey Reeves, Tao Ruspoli, Cameron Silver, Franklin Sirmans, Linda Taalman, Laurie Ziegler

Sponsors: Maison Martin Margiela, Taslimi Construction, Grey Goose vodka, Aesop, Bobble water, Perrier, BluePrintCleanse, Steigl beer, Coolhaus ice cream, Vienna Tourism Board, and Baby Blues BBQ. Architectural Digest was the event’s media sponsor. 

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