Artist and socialite Julian Schnabel has lived and worked quietly at his home and studio in a squat, brick building on leafy West 11th Street for more than a decade.
Now the building is a battleground.
Mr. Schnabel angered his notoriously preservationist West Village neighbors in January 2005 when he announced plans to expand Read More
One night this summer, a little-known 32-year-old Brooklyn artist named David Brown was lurking outside Studio 54. That evening the club was host to the Yahoo Internet Life Awards, and a middling celebrity turnout was expected. Two public- relations women in red dresses and headphones brandished clipboards and checked names. For the better part of Read More