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  2. On Saturday, October 6, 2012 the Hammer honored two remarkable creative forces---artists Barbara Kruger and Cindy Sherman. Actor, author, and musician Steve Martin gave a tribute to Sherman and MSNBC anchor and author Rachel Maddow toasted Kruger. The Gala featured a special performance by singer/songwriter Katy Perry. (Run time: 2 minutes, 36 seconds, no sound)

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  3. On September 24, 2011 the Hammer honored two remarkable creative forces---artist and UCLA faculty member Lari Pittman and cartoonist, writer, and creator of The Simpsons, Matt Groening. Darren Star and Rosette Delug chaired the event. Art critic Christopher Knight paid tribute to Pittman and actor Neil Patrick Harris toasted Groening. (Run time: 2 minutes, 36 seconds, no sound)

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  4. On October 9, 2010 the Hammer honored two remarkable creative forces ? artist Charles Ray and author, chef and food activist Alice Waters. Viveca Paulin-Ferrell and Will Ferrell chaired the event where artist Jeff Wall gave the tribute to Charley and actress Jane Fonda toasted Alice. (Run time: 2 minutes, no sound)

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  5. On October 10, the Hammer honored artist Kara Walker and Dave Eggers, writer and founder of 826 National, the nonprofit tutoring, writing, and publishing organization. Writer Salman Rushdie gave the tribute to Walker, while actor Catherine Keener spoke about Eggers. An eclectic mix of emerging and established artists, gallerists, patrons, and cultural and entertainment leaders attended this celebration. The even was co-chaired by Ann Moss, Margie Perenchio, Carole Bayer Sager, along with honorary co-chair Diane Keaton. (Slideshow Run Time: 2 min. 44 sec. No sound.)

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