Watch brand Rolex hosted its Arts Weekend festival on the Brooklyn Academy of Music campus this past weekend, a two-day multidisciplinary event that allowed the public an intimate look at the relationships between artists Spike Lee, Phyllida Lloyd, Lin-Manual Miranda, and Carrie Mae Weems and their protégés. At the festival, New York-based young artists Kyle Bell, Whitney White, Agustína San Martin, and Camila Rodríguez Triana premiered new work they have made with the support of these respective mentors over the span of two years. Manifested as exhibitions and panel discussions, the festival was a celebration of the importance of and fruitfulness that is born through artistic mentorship.
Spike Lee and Carrie Mae Weems Celebrate Mentorship During Rolex Arts Weekend at the Brooklyn Academy of Music
Paired with young New York-based artists as protégés, the artists participated in two days of events that put the artistic fruits of these relationships on display in Brooklyn.