ArtsArenaPLUS – MARK ROTHKO EXHIBIT VISIT

 08 February, 2024 at 10:00 - 12:00 on Fondation Louis Vuitton, 8 Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi, Paris 16e

Arts Arena members are invited on a private visit to the exceptional Mark Rothko exhibit at the Fondation Louis Vuitton before the doors open to the public. The retrospective brings together some 115 works from the largest international institutional collections, including the Tate in London and  the National Gallery of Art and the Phillips Collection […]

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MARIA BY CALLAS with director TOM VOLF

 16 January, 2024 at 19:00 - 22:00 on Cinéma Les 7 Parnassiens, 98 boulevard du Montparnasse, Paris 14e

December 2, 2023 was the centenary of La Divina, Maria Callas, considered the greatest opera singer of the 20th century. Tom Volf’s documentary Maria by Callas, which he will introduce, is the definitive portrait of this extraordinary woman, taking us behind Callas, the original diva, to meet Maria, in her own words.  Seen in over […]

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ALEXANDER POLZIN, sculptor and FILIPPO GORINI, pianist

 14 December, 2023 at 19:00 - 22:00 on Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris 6e

Alexander Polzin was born in East Berlin in 1973. His sculptural works and paintings works are seen in galleries and prominent public spaces around the world. including his “Giordano Bruno” in Berlin’s Potsdamer Platz, “Le Couple” at the Paris Opera Bastille, and “Hommage à Paul Celan” in the Anne Frank Garden in Paris. He also […]

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AMERICAN FRINGE 7

 17 November, 2023 at 19:00 - 00:00 on Cinémathèque Française, 51 rue de Bercy, Paris 12e

American Fringe 7, the seventh edition of the Arts Arena-produced festival of ultra-independent American films, curated by Richard Peña, Director Emeritus of the New York Film Festival, Professor of Film Practices at Columbia University, and member of the Arts Arena Advisory Council, and Livia Bloom Ingram, Vice-President of Icarus Films, in partnership with La Cinémathèque […]

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AMERICAN FRINGE 7

 17 November, 2023 at 00:00 - 00:00 on Cinémathèque Française, 51 rue de Bercy, Paris 12e

American Fringe 7, the seventh edition of the Arts Arena-produced festival of ultra-independent American films, curated by Richard Peña, Director Emeritus of the New York Film Festival, Professor of Film Practices at Columbia University, and member of the Arts Arena Advisory Council, and Livia Bloom Ingram, Vice-President of Icarus Films, in partnership with La Cinémathèque […]

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NATALIA KAZARYAN, PIANIST

 06 November, 2023 at 19:00 - 22:00 on Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris 6e

A graduate of the Julliard School, pianist Natalia Kazaryan has performed at The Phillips Collection, the Smithsonian Portrait Gallery, the National Symphony Orchestra, National Orchestral Institute, and elsewhere, combining her love of the classical music canon with works by women composers and other underrepresented groups. In addition to Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 23 in F […]

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G.H. HOVAGIMYAN AND VALERY GRANCHER

 18 October, 2023 at 19:00 - 22:00 on Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris 6e

“G. H. Hovagimyan is an absurdist, a strategist, a serial collaborator, and nothing short of a cultural icon in the world of contemporary art, particularly as it relates to how artists have adopted the digital technological tools of our times, adapting them in his work for critique of art, popular culture, and social engagement.” (G. […]

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JAMES IVORY AND STEPHEN SCHER

 04 October, 2023 at 19:00 - 22:00 on Cinéma Les 7 Parnassiens, 98 boulevard Montparnasse, Paris 14e

Academy Award-winning screenwriter and director James Ivory started filming in Afghanistan some 60 years ago, but the film stayed in a box. Fifty years ago, in the 1970s, art historian and curator Stephen Scher began filming interviews in France on French cuisine and restaurants, but the film stayed in a box. Friends and fellow members […]

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BATTERY DANCE ART ACTIVATION

 21 September, 2023 at 19:00 - 22:00 on Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris 6e

For its first post-pandemic New York Season in 2022, Battery Dance challenged three choreographers from the Middle East, East Asia, and Latin America – Saeed Hani, Tsai Hsi Hung, and Christopher “Unpezverde” Núñez – to respond through dance to the paintings and practice of the “father of abstract expressionism,” the German artist Hans Hofmann, one […]

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ArtsArenaPLUS

 11 September, 2023 at 11:30 - 14:00 on -

In Spring 2023, as part of L’Europe autour de l’Europe Film Festival, the Arts Arena screened a documentary about celebrated war photographer Christine Spengler, The Wars of Christine S. Now, Ms. Spengler invites ArtsArenaPLUS members to her studio to meet in person. Following the visit, those who wish to can join Ms. Spengler for an […]

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