Furman Gallery

The Frieda and Roy Furman Gallery is located in the Walter Reade Theater at 165 West 65th Street, plaza level, between Broadway and Amsterdam. The gallery hosts receptions, exhibits and other events related to the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the New York Film Festival.

Next exhibit:

 

Chaplin Forever!
April 25 - May 4

Hours:
Apr 25 - May 1: 11:00am - 9:00pm
May 2 - 4: 1:00pm - 9:00pm

In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Chaplin’s character “The Little Tramp” and timed to the 41st Chaplin Award Gala honoring Rob Reiner, Jaeger-LeCoultre has invited the Musée de l’Elysée to pay homage to the beloved actor and producer Charlie Chaplin with an exhibition retracing the most famous moments of his career. Taking place in New York City and curated by the Musée de l’Elysée located in Lausanne, Switzerland, “Chaplin Forever!” will be presented at the Film Society of Lincoln Center from April 24 to May 4, 2014. The exhibition will be inaugurated in the presence of Carmen Chaplin, Charlie Chaplin’s granddaughter.

“The Chaplin photographic collection contains about 10,000 photographs and negatives. In the context of this unique exhibition at the Lincoln Center, we have the privilege to present iconic images selected for the occasion” Sam Stourdzé, director of the Musée de l’Elysée, mentioned.

Chaplin’s genius never stopped captivating and enchanting audiences around the world. He revolutionized the art of filmmaking by transforming comedy from cheapentertainment into an art form. The world praises Charlie Chaplin’s qualities as an actor, director and producer. He inspired a countless range of artists around the world, but no producer or actor could ever equal him. Many of Chaplin films are still considered among the greatest ever made.

Images:
Charles Chaplin, Modern Times, 1934-35 - Roy Export S.A.S, Scan Cineteca di Bologna, courtesy Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne.

Fred Hartsook, Chaplin during his time at the Mutual Film Corporation, circa 1916.  From the archives of the Roy Export Company Establishment.

Charles Chaplin, Jackie Coogan and Tom Wilson, The Kid, 1919-1921.  Roy Export S.A.S, Scan Cineteca di Bologna, courtesy Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne.

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