New York Artists Share Doodles for the Tribeca Festival

Illustration: Laurie Simmons; Chuck D; Aurel Schmidt

After the assaults of September 11, 2001, actor Robert De Niro, producer Jane Rosenthal and investor Craig Hatkoff teamed as much as create the Tribeca Film Festival to revitalize Lower Manhattan’s financial and cultural scene. Twenty years on, it nonetheless goals to play the same position after the pandemic. The pageant, which begins Wednesday, is one among the first main occasions in New York City since the world pandemic and the first main North American movie pageant to be held in individual.

To have fun the massive anniversary and as a tribute to the metropolis and its creatives, Tribeca and Chanel – companions of the pageant for 17 years – requested over 60 artists to create an unique sketch impressed by the relationship between artwork and New York exhibits the restorative powers of the former and the rebirth of the latter. Each artist is a previous and / or present contributor to the pageant’s annual Art Awards, with names together with Julian Schnabel, Christopher Walken, Chuck D, and Laurie Simmons. For the subsequent 4 weeks, her doodles will likely be posted on empty store home windows throughout Lower Manhattan.

“After such a difficult yr, we’re dedicated to bringing the communities again collectively via dwell leisure,” Rosenthal informed Cut in an electronic mail about this yr’s pageant. “We determined to show iconic venues in all 5 New York boroughs into an open-air multiplex, and we invited the group to affix us for free. While looking for places, we seen closed shops and empty storefronts, and we thought what higher solution to empower New Yorkers than to gather the unbelievable artists we have labored with for 20 years. “

Below is a range from the initiative entitled “Art Is New York / New York Is Art”.

Illustration: Aurel Schmidt. Courtesy Tribeca Festival and Chanel

Illustration: Chuck D. Courtesy Tribeca Festival and Chanel

Illustration Donald Sultan. Courtesy Tribeca Festival and Chanel

Illustration: Ella Kruglyanskaya. Courtesy Tribeca Festival and Chanel

Illustration: John F. Simon Jr. Courtesy Tribeca Festival and Chanel

Illustration: Todd-Stein. Courtesy Tribeca Festival and Chanel

Illustration: Donna Ferrato. Courtesy Tribeca Festival and Chanel

Illustration: Nate Lowman. Courtesy Tribeca Festival and Chanel

Illustration: Laurie Simmons. Courtesy Tribeca Festival and Chanel

Illustration: Tom Slaughter. Courtesy Tribeca Festival and Chanel

Illustration: Tom Otterness. Courtesy Tribeca Festival and Chanel

Illustration: Elizabeth Colomba. Courtesy Tribeca Festival and Chanel

Illustration: O Zhang. Courtesy Tribeca Festival and Chanel

Illustration: SunTek Chung. Courtesy Tribeca Festival and Chanel

Illustration: Sophie Matisse. Courtesy Tribeca Festival and Chanel

Illustration: Curtis Kulig. Courtesy Tribeca Festival and Chanel

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