CHANEL And Tribeca Festival Screening Of Julian Schnabel’s Remastered Film, “Basquiat”
On Thursday, June 17th, CHANEL presented the 25-year anniversary screening of Julian Schnabel’s remastered film Basquiat, at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Basquiat was first released in 1996 and tells the story of world-renowned New York street artist, Jean Michael Basquiat as he struggles with fame, drugs, and his identity. The screening was the culmination of Tribeca Festival and CHANEL celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Art Awards. As part of the celebration, they released a project, Art is New York / New York is Art, which illustrates the depth of love and loyalty among the artists for their stomping ground. The following artists contributed to the project: Julian Schnabel, Kiki Smith, Nate Lowman, Swoon, Chuck D, Matthew Modine, Christopher Walken, Donna Ferrato, Aurel Schmidt, Kalup Linzy, Don Gummer, Sophie Matisse, Dustin Yellin and many more.
CHANEL has partnered with the Tribeca Festival since 2005, a reflection of the house’s historic and continuous commitment to creation in its varied forms. House founder and visionary Gabrielle Chanel surrounded herself with the leading artists of her time, acting as the creative catalyst through her patronage of the arts. Chanel is honored to continue its support of the annual Tribeca Festival Art Awards Programs, which celebrates the leading filmmakers and artists of our time, and the rich tradition of artists supporting artists.
Notable guests included: Julian Schnabel, Katie Holmes, Vito Schnabel, Chase Sui Wonders, Jane Rosenthal, Paula Weinstein, Dree Hemingway, Hailey Gates, Coco Baudelle, Leigh Lezark, Geordon Nicol, Sarah Hoover, Delroy Lindo, Fabiola Beracasa Beckman, Natalya Poniatowski, Michael Avedon, Theo Wenner and many more.
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