Trophée des Arts
PRESIDENT OF CHANEL SAS AND CHANEL FASHION
The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) will honor actress Carole Bouquet and Bruno Pavlovsky, President of CHANEL SAS and CHANEL Fashion, at its 2023 Trophée des Arts Gala on Wednesday, November 15 at The Plaza Hotel in New York City.
Special to this year, FIAF celebrates its 125th anniversary and honors Versailles’ 400th anniversary with a unique culinary experience curated by “Les diners Sacré Kenedi” and prepared by 17-star chef Yannick Alléno, 2-Michelin Star chef Stéphanie Le Quellec, and Pâtisserie Ladurée. The dinner menu will reimagine two historic dinners held at Versailles. The gala will feature original artwork by Cameroonian artist Pascale Marthine Tayou. Alexandra Richards will DJ the evening’s afterparty at DOUBLES.
This year’s gala is co-chaired by Ardian, Samantha & Nabil Chartouni, Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn & Nicolas Rohatyn, and Tikehau Capital.
ABOUT THE GALA
The Trophée des Arts Gala dinner and auction raise funds to support FIAF’s mission to teach French and celebrate the diversity of francophone cultures and creativity around the world. The Trophée des Arts award, created in 1992, recognizes a distinguished artist or cultural icon who exemplifies FIAF’s mission of French American friendship and cross-cultural exchange. The Pilier d’Or award, established in 2006, recognizes a leading business figure, diplomat, or philanthropist for outstanding contributions to the French-American community.
The 2023 Trophée des Arts award will be a reproduction of the original Trophée crafted by renowned French artist Arman. Arman was the first artist commissioned to design a distinctive piece encapsulating the essences of the Trophée and FIAF for the inaugural award presented to legendary film director Louis Malle in 1992.