MAK Games 2015

  • Fundraiser
4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Sheats/Goldstein Residence

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

Players from the worlds of art, architecture, and entertainment competed on various courts in Los Angeles for the opportunity to play the final match on the infinity court designed by Duncan Nicholson. Congratulations to Friedrich Kunath and Alejandro Escos, winners of the 2015 MAK Cup.

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.

Presenting Sponsor: Vanity Fair

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, Rafael de Cárdenas, 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.


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All proceeds from MAK Games 2015 benefitted 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.