Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Check Out Artist Laurie Simmons' Elegant Poster for the New York Film Festival

Photo of Ryan Lattanzio By Ryan Lattanzio | TOH! May 28, 2014 at 4:59PM

Each year, a contemporary artist commissions a poster for the New York Film Festival, which celebrates its 52nd birthday this September. Here's the 2014 edition from artist Laurie Simmons.
0

Each year, a contemporary artist commissions a poster for the New York Film Festival, which celebrates its 52nd birthday this September. Here's the elegant 2014 edition from artist Laurie Simmons (that's Lena Dunham's mom).

Past contributors include Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, David Hockney, Julian Schnabel, Cindy Sherman, and last year's artist, Tacita Dean.

The poster will be available for purchase during the fest from the Film Society at Lincoln Center. It runs September 26 to October 12. Deadline for film submissions is June 1.
NYFF

This article is related to: Festivals, New York Film Festival , Film Society at Lincoln Center


E-Mail Updates








Thompson on Hollywood

Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.