NEW YORK, NY.-
The 2012 Tribeca Film Festival
, presented by American Express, today announced the 11 major contemporary artists who will contribute their artwork to the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival Artists Awards Program, sponsored by CHANEL. Works by Peter Dayton, Walton Ford, Stephen Hannock, JR, Kim Keever, Clifford Ross, Nathan Sawaya, Cindy Sherman, Hugo Tillman, Kara Walker, and Stanley Whitney will be presented to the filmmakers whose films are selected by the TFF jury as winners in their respective categories. The Tribeca Film Festival Artists Awards Program was created by TFF co-founder Jane Rosenthal to celebrate New York artists. This years TFF will run April 18-29, 2012.
The artwork, which consists of paintings, photographs, etchings, prints and sculptures, will be publicly exhibited free and open to the public April 5 25, 2012 between the hours of 11am 7pm (closed on April 8 for Easter), at the New York Academy of Art, 111 Franklin Street, Manhattan. New Yorkers and festival-goers alike will be able to view the works before they are presented at the Tribeca Film Festival Awards Ceremony on the evening of April 26, 2012.
The artists awards program has been a great tradition since we founded Tribeca, said Tribeca co-founder Jane Rosenthal. We are so pleased to have these respected and innovative artists involved with the Festival by honoring our filmmakers with their art.
"Chanel is delighted to continue the relationship with the Tribeca Film Festival Artist Program., said John Galantic, President and Chief Operating Officer of CHANEL, Inc. What an honor to be celebrating our 7th year. We look forward to viewing and supporting the work of both new and established artists."
Following is a complete list of the artwork that will be contributed:
Peter Dayton: Jacobs #16 "Blue Skies", Oil, acrylic, resin and paper decal on birch panel, 24 x 14.
Walton Ford: Nantes, 2009, Etching, aquatint and drypoint on paper, image: 39 3/4 x 29 7/8 inches.
Stephen Hannock: Study: A Recent History of Art in Southern California, polished acrylic on panel, 8 x 20 inches.
JR: The Wrinkles of the City, Los Angeles, Carl revealed on wood, 2011, 60 x 60 inches
Kim Keever: Waterfall 104f, c-print, image: 39 x 31 inches.
Clifford Ross: Harmonium Mountain V, archival pigment print on Hahnemuhle paper, 27 1/2 x 36 1/2.
Nathan Sawaya: Acension, plastic bricks, 52 x 14 x 16.
Cindy Sherman: Untitled, 1980/1987, Two sepia-toned photorgraphs, 10x8 each.
Hugo Tillman: The Echeverria, 2008, lambda print on Fujimatte paper, ed. 6, 30 x 40 in. 76.2 x 101.6 cm, 2008.
Kara Walker: An Unpeopled Land in Uncharted Waters, 2010, Portfolio of 6 etchings with aquatint, sugar-lift, spit-bite and dry-point, A: 27x39in, B: 27x11in, C: 27x17in, D: 27x27in, E: 27x35.5in, F: 27x15in, 2010.
Stanley Whitney: Red Top, 2012, oil on linen, 20 x 20.