FSLC reveals 51st NYFF poster, designed by artist Tacita Dean

Posted by on 9.24.2013

THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER REVEALS
51ST NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL POSTER,
DESIGNED BY ARTIST TACITA DEAN

NEW YORK, NY (September 24, 2013) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center today revealed the artist, and design, for the 51st New York Film Festival poster by Tacita Dean. Throughout the past 50 years, a stellar line-up of artists commissioned their work for the festival including Cindy Sherman for last year’s poster. Please find a complete list of artists below.

Tacita Dean was born in 1965 in Canterbury, UK. She studied at Falmouth School of Art and the Slade School of Fine Art before moving to live and work in Berlin in 2000. Her solo exhibitions include Tate Britain, London; MACBA, Barcelona (2001), Tate St Ives (2005), Schaulager, Basel (2006), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2007), Nicola Trussardi Foundation, Milan; ACCA, Melbourne (2009), MUMOK, Vienna; Turbine Hall (Unilever Series), Tate Modern, London (2011) and the New Museum, New York (2012). Most recent exhibitions include The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia and her latest film project ‘JG’ at Arcadia University Art Gallery, Philadelphia (2013) and Frith Street Gallery, London (2013) and ‘c/o Jolyon, 2012-2013’ at Frith Street Gallery, London (2013). She will have solo shows in the fall at Instituto Moreira Salles, Rio de Janeiro; Fondación Botín, Santander; the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), Melbourne. She will also have a retrospective at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC in 2015.

Dean has taken part in many group exhibitions including Venice Biennale (2003, 2005 and 2013), Sydney Biennale (2005 and 2014) and Sao Paulo Biennale (2006 and 2010), and she recently participated in dOCUMENTA (13) (2012). Dean was awarded the Hugo Boss Prize in 2006 and the Kurt Schwitters Prize in 2009.

Dean is represented by Marian Goodman Gallery, New York and Paris, and Frith Street Gallery, London where her current show of JG, 2013 and c/o Jolyon, 2012 – 2013 is on view until 26 October.

This Friday, September 27, the poster will be available for purchase at the New York Film Festival including the merchandise kiosk in Alice Tully Hall, the Film Society of Lincoln Center merchandise store located in the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center and at the Walter Reade Theater concession stand. Posters are $25 with Film Society members receiving a special discount for purchase.

A complete list of artists from the past 50 years is included below:

Larry Rivers, 1963
Saul Bass, 1964
Bruce Conner, 1965
Roy Lichtenstein, 1966
Andy Warhol, 1967
Henry Pearson, 1968
Marisol (Escobar), 1969
James Rosenquist, 1970
Frank Stella, 1971
Josef Albers, 1972
Niki de Saint Phalle, 1973
Jean Tinguely, 1974
Carol Summers, 1975
Allan D'Arcangelo, 1976
Jim Dine, 1977
Richard Avedon, 1978
Michelangelo Pistoletto, 1979
Les Levine, 1980
David Hockney, 1981
Robert Rauchenberg, 1982
Jack Youngerman, 1983
Robert Breer, 1984
Tom Wesselman, 1985
Elinor Bunin, 1986
Sol Lewitt, 1987
Milton Glaser, 1988
Jennifer Bartlett, 1989
Eric Fischel, 1990
Philip Perlstein, 1991
William Wegman, 1992
Sheila Metzner, 1993
William Copley, 1994
Diane Arbus, 1995
Juan Gatti, 1996
Larry Rivers, 1997
Martin Scorsese, 1998
Ivan Chermayeff, 1999
Tamar Hirschl, 2000
Manny Farber, 2001
Julian Schnabel, 2002
Junichi Taki, 2003
Jeff Bridges, 2004
Maurice Pialat, 2005
Mary Ellen Mark, 2006
Agnes B., 2007
Robert Cottingham, 2008
Gregory Crewdson, 2009
John Baldessari, 2010
Lorna Simpson, 2011
Cindy Sherman, 2012

The 17-day New York Film Festival highlights the best in world cinema, featuring top films from celebrated filmmakers as well as fresh new talent. The selection committee, chaired by Kent Jones also includes: Dennis Lim, FSLC Director of Cinematheque Programming; Marian Masone, FSLC Associate Director of Programming; Gavin Smith, Editor-in-Chief, Film Comment; and Amy Taubin, Contributing Editor, Film Comment and Sight & Sound.

NYFF previously announced Paul Greengrass’s CAPTAIN PHILLIPS as its Opening Night Gala selection, Ben Stiller’s THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY as its Centerpiece Gala selection, Spike Jonze’s HER as the Closing Night Gala selection as well as the Main Slate Official Selections. The NYFF Tribute Galas honoring Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes have also been announced as well as programs spotlighting documentaries and film restorations, as well as Views From the Avant-Garde. Additional special events and NYFF LIVE filmmaker talks will be announced in subsequent days and weeks.

General Public tickets for NYFF are currently available on Filmlinc.com/NYFF.


Film Society of Lincoln Center
Founded in 1969 to celebrate American and international cinema, the Film Society of Lincoln Center works to recognize established and emerging filmmakers, support important new work, and to enhance the awareness, accessibility and understanding of the moving image. Film Society produces the renowned New York Film Festival, a curated selection of the year's most significant new film work, and presents or collaborates on other annual New York City festivals including Dance on Camera, Film Comment Selects, Human Rights Watch Film Festival, LatinBeat, New Directors/New Films, NewFest, New York African Film Festival, New York Asian Film Festival, New York Jewish Film Festival, Open Roads: New Italian Cinema, and Rendez-Vous With French Cinema. In addition to publishing the award-winning Film Comment Magazine, Film Society recognizes an artist's unique achievement in film with the prestigious "Chaplin Award." The Film Society's state-of-the-art Walter Reade Theater and the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, located at Lincoln Center, provide a home for year round programs and the New York City film community.

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