Julian Schnabel, in eveningwear. (Photo courtesy Patrick McMullan)

Schnabel Vindicated! After Decades, MoMA Acquires a Painting by the Man in Pajamas

They must be really living it up at Palazzo Chupi this morning. Last night, at long last, the Museum of Modern Art announced that it has finally acquired a painting by the extremely famous 1980s scene-making artist, Julian Schnabel. To provide some justification, because apparently someone has to, Ann Temkin, MoMA’s chief curator of painting and sculpture, said that he’s all the rage among the young guys these days, and that “We’re always looking at art, inevitably, with today’s eyes.”

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