On Monday, June 13th, CHANEL hosted the 15th annual Tribeca Festival Artists Dinner at Balthazar in New York City. The evening honored the artists who have contributed original artwork to the festival’s award-winning filmmakers. This year’s contributing artists included: Garry Simmons, Deborah Roberts, Nicoletta Darita de la Brown, February James, Ming Smith, Leilah Babirye, Ouattara Watts, Hank Willis Thomas, Nina Chanel Abney and Wardell Milan. This year’s program was curated by Racquel Chevremont.
Notable guests included: Tribeca Co-Founder Robert De Niro and Chief Content Officer Paula Weinstein, Penélope Cruz (Actress), Whitney Peak (Actress), Lucy Boynton (Actress), Lily Allen (Singer), Cazzie David (Actress), Rebecca Dayan (Actress), Sadie Sink (Actress), Andrew Garfield (actor), Chase Sui Wonders (Actress), Jemima Kirke (Actress), Diana Silvers (Actress), Sofia Black D’Elia (Actress), Clairo (Singer), Gracie Abrams (Singer/ Songwriter), Dianna Agron (Actress), Denée Benton (Actress), Quannah Rose Chasinghorse-Potts (Activist/ Model), Vivienne Rohner (Model), Christy Turlington (Model & Humanitarian), Ed Burns (Actor), B.J. Novak (Actor), Lilly Burns (Television Producer), Zosia Mamet (Actress), Kyra Sedwick (Actress), Judith Light (Actress), Hailey Gates (Actress, Model, Director & Journalist), Justin Bartha (Actor), Grace Gummer (Actress), Annabelle Dexter Jones (Actress), Odessa Young (Actress), Kyle Maclachlan (Actor), Myha’la Herrold (Actress), Havana Rose Liu (Actress & Model), Sydney Chandler (Actress), Jayme Lawson (Actress), Oge Egbuonu (Producer), Rain Spencer (Actress), Andie MacDowell (Actress), Amandla Stenberg (Actress), Evan Mock (Actor), Zac Posen (Designer), Lauren Santo Domingo (Founder of Moda Operandi), Genesis Tramaine (Painter), Darren Aronofsky (Director), Chiara Clemente (Director), Chloe Wise (Painter), Cleo Wade (Author, Artist and Activist), Fabiola Beracasa Beckman (Producer), Rosanna Arquette (Actress), Harley Viera Newton (Model & DJ), Theo Wenner (Theo Wenner), Racquel Chevremont (American Curator, Collector, Co-founder of Deux Femmes Noir), Jonathan Penner (Actor), Sarah Hoover (Art Consultant & Writer), Leo Villareal (Art Consultant), Vito Schabel (Art Curator & Owner of Vito Schnabel Gallery), Leilah Babirye (Visual Artist), Julian De Niro (Actor), Rose Troche (Director), Rajendra Roy (Chief / Curator of Film at the Museum of Metropolitan Art), Tommy Dorfman (Actress), Desiree Gruber (Producer), JR (artist), Wardell Milan (Visual Artist), Jill Kargman (Author, Writer & Actress), Nicoletta De La Brown (Performance Artist, Sculptor & Filmmaker), Derrick Adams (Visual Artist), Natalya Poniatowski (Founder of Luxecartel), Rachelle Hruska Macpherson (Founder of Lingua Franca), Ming Smith (Photographer), Brett Heyman (Founder of Edie Parker), Thelma Golden (Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem), Yvonne Force Villareal (Art Consultant) and Federico De Francesco (Director) among many others.
This partnership reflects CHANEL’s continuous commitment to creation and artistry in their varied forms. Throughout history, art has played an integral role at the House of CHANEL. House founder and visionary Gabrielle Chanel surrounded herself with the leading artists of her time, drawing inspiration and support from her fellow creative peers. CHANEL is honored to continue its support of the annual Tribeca Artists Dinner, which celebrates the leading filmmakers and artists of our time, and the rich tradition of artists supporting artists.
Photos: Matteo Prandoni/BFI.com