The Eight-Day Week
Wednesday, June 22
Opera—it’s not just for opera houses anymore! We had enough to keep up with between the Met and the City Opera (O.K., we mainly kept up with the Met), but more and more, we’re hearing of opera performances put on by orchestras (the skill set’s not too different, one Read More
Despite being divorced from Jacqueline Schnabel for years, Julian Schnabel still dwells at her house on West 11th Street.
“You can’t tell which paintings are mine, and which paintings are not? Do you know anything about art?” Mr. Schnabel, standing in the cabana parlor of the West Village mansion, asked The Observer. “That painting, Read More
In candy apple red slip-ons, silk pajamas, a chest-baring shirt and a scowl, Julian Schnabel blustered toward The Observer to defend his new film, Miral, which was about to have its premiere at the U.N.
Based on the semi-autobiographical novel by Palestinian journalist and Schnabel squeeze Rula Jebreal, the film focuses on the title Read More
“I don’t wear hats,” Julian Schnabel announced, frowning and jamming one on his head to block the Miami sun. It created a curious picture, giving the top half of the artist’s burly bear of a body, encased in a tight plaid flannel shirt, far more covering than the sneaker-and-shorts bottom. He was a walking, attention-getting Read More
Artists tend to be visual, not verbal, but once in a great while, they’ll talk about their work. No explanations promised, of course, but any of these events will boost your contemporary art cred, and knowledge.
The Whitney Museum of American Art
Nov. 3, 7 p.m.
This Wednesday, Adam D. Weinberg, the Read More
Those of us who wished that Jeffrey Deitch, the art world’s LeBron James in his cruel defection from the city that made him, would fade from the canvas upon moving away, apparently have another thing coming. First there was James Franco’s globally buzzy performance-slash-publicity-stunt, and now another apparent L.A. success.
Deitch’s posthumous show of Dennis Read More
Palazzo Chupi, the semi-pink wonderland built by the yellow-spectacled artist Julian Schnabel, has finally sold off its triplex penthouse. Way back in early 2008, when Chupi was still West 11th Street’s frothed-over mega-castle, Mr. Schnabel wanted $32 million for the unit, and $27 million for the duplex below.
The latter is now asking Read More
If Schnabel, Sting, Astor and friends sell apartments, look out! Luxury might be back. Read More
Lou Reed, legendary frontman of the Velvet Underground, and Julian Schnabel, noted artist and filmmaker, were sitting at a rustic wooden table inside the Steven Kasher Gallery in Chelsea on the evening of Thursday, June 25.
The two longtime friends were there for a book-signing and cocktail party celebrating the forthcoming release of Read More
Julian Schnabel, who had to suffer the indignity of offering up the penthouse triplex and duplex at his West Village wonderland Palazzo Chupi for rent a week ago, has given those grand spaces yet another multimillion-dollar price cut.
One year ago, when his asking price for the triplex was $32 million and the Read More