LIVIA MANERA SAMBUY

 06 December, 2022 at 19:00 - 22:00 on Cinéma Les 7 Parnassiens, 98 boulevard Montparnasse, Paris 14e, Paris

While literary correspondent for Italy’s Corriere della Sera, Livia Manera Sambuy became friends with America’s literary giant Philip Roth. In 2010-2011, with French director William Karel, she made a documentary film on Roth, co-produced by Cinetévé, Arte, and RAI. A decade later, she would write an expanded English-language film, Philip Roth: Unmasked, which appeared on […]

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AMERICAN FRINGE 6

 18 November, 2022 at 00:00 - 00:00 on 51 Rue de Bercy, Paris

American Fringe 6, the sixth edition of the Arts Arena-produced festival of ultra-independent American films, curated by Richard Peña, Director Emeritus of the New York Film Festival and Professor of Film Practices at Columbia University, and Livia Bloom Ingram, Vice-President of Icarus Films. In partnership with La Cinémathèque française. Each of the eight selected films […]

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FRED RITCHIN, DEAN EMERITUS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER OF PHOTOGRAPHY

 15 November, 2022 at 19:00 - 22:00 on Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

Just after Paris Photo. A visionary thinker whose seminal books and ideas on the future of photography have been the subject of seminars around the world, Dean Emeritus of the International Center of Photography Fred Ritchin first anticipated the digital revolution and now takes us beyond the photographic universe. Today, the “camera does not lie” […]

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ArtsArenaPLUS for Benefactors

 25 October, 2022 at 20:00 - 22:30 on -

Arts Arena Members at the Benefactor level are invited to a cocktail dînatoire at the Left Bank home of Arts Arena Founder and Artistic Director Margery Arent Safir. The evening will bring our Benefactors together with the US participants in the Arts Arena 2022 Patrons Trip, including six members of the US Board.

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THE ARTS ARENA 15th ANNIVERSARY PATRONS TRIP

 24 October, 2022 at 00:00 - 00:00 on -

For five days, Patrons of the Arts Arena will be invited to a series of exclusive events, activities, and special hosted meals, including private visits to major exhibits, where we will meet with the museum directors and exhibit curators, including Francois Pinault’s Artistic Advisor, a full rehearsal of Kenneth MacMillian’s iconic ballet Mayerling at the […]

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JOAN MITCHELL: A WOMAN IN ABSTRACTION

 15 September, 2022 at 19:00 - 22:00 on Cité internationale des arts, 18 rue de l'Hôtel de Ville, Paris, 4e

Considered one of the greatest American painters of the post-World War II period, Joan Mitchell was one of the few women to break into the world of abstract art, dominated by male figures such as Pollock, Motherwell, Kline, de Kooning, and Rauschenberg. She lived in France from 1959 until her death in 1992. In anticipation […]

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PROFIT MEETS PHILANTHROPY

 26 July, 2022 at 19:00 - 22:00 on To Be Announced, Paris

THIS EVENT IS BEING RESCHEDULED FOR THE FALL. In the US alone, arts and culture philanthropy amounted to nearly $20 billion in 2020. Among the donors were corporations. Why do profit-making businesses choose to give away significant amounts of money to fund the arts? What’s in it for them? What are the criteria and the […]

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JENNIFER TIPTON: The “Dirty Art” of Lighting Design

 17 June, 2022 at 19:00 - 22:00 on 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris

Called the “Queen of Theater Lighting” by POLITICO, Tipton is a MacArthur “genius” Fellow who has done lighting design for a who’s who of dance, theater, and opera, ranging from Paul Taylor to Robert Wilson to the Wooster Group (and just this year the Broadway revival of West Side Story). Along the way, she has […]

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LAURENT LE BON

 23 May, 2022 at 19:00 - 22:00 on Cité internationale des arts, 18 rue de l'Hôtel de Ville, Paris, 4e

Long considered France’s star curator, art historian Laurent Le Bon was the commissioner of the landmark Dada show at Centre Pompidou (2005) and of Jeff Koons at Versailles (2008), as well as of Paris’s Nuit Blanche (2012). He was named Founding Director of the Centre Pompidou-Metz in 2010 and four years later President of the […]

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UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION FILM FESTIVAL

 16 May, 2022 at 19:00 - 22:00 on Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

For the 15th time, the Arts Arena presents UNAFF and its Traveling Film Festival (TFF) with a curated series of documentary films. Founded in 1998, UNAFF has screened documentaries by international filmmakers dealing with human rights, the environment, women’s issues, children, refugee protection, homelessness, racism, disease control, universal education, war and peace. Many selections have […]

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