Last February, the yellow-spectacled artist Julian Schnabel finally introduced his meticulous West Village mega-castle, Palazzo Chupi, to the world. He allowed Vanity Fair to do a Chupi spread (his friend Ingrid Sischy wrote that Mr. Schnabel’s work was like Giotto’s, but with cast-concrete kitchen countertops dyed chromium-oxide green), and Chupi’s $32 million triplex penthouse and Read More
Julian Schnabel sat for an interview with 60 Minutes‘ Morley Safer, aired on Sunday night, in the grand environs of the Palazzo Chupi condos in the West Village. While they marvelled together at the Manhattan and river views, the duo did not discuss the slow sales and the price-chops there (more on that Read More
The parties at Miami Art Basel, which this year runs from Dec. 4 through Dec. 7, are always decadent. And judging from this week’s underwhelming party scene here in New York, some of our socials departed earlier in the week for the pool and rooftop parties in hotels a little further south. While the mega-fetes Read More
Bravely disregarding their own safety, travelers at Kennedy Airport booed temperamental model Naomi Campbell as she cut in front of around 200 people to go to the front of the passport checking line. Ms. Campbell’s lawyer says the special treatment was for "security reasons." [R&M]
Sam Perry, the random campaign worker whose Read More
We pondered sub-prime teen sex comedy Sex Drive with the cast of Gossip Girl.
At a Pratt Institute benefit at Chelsea Piers, the prince of the Palazzo Chupi, Julian Schnabel, told us exactly what he thinks about John McCain.
We waved goodbye to George W. Bush and Cindy McCain at the Read More
"I thought the mean, grumpy old man thing [John] McCain was doing [at the debate] was sort of out of control," said columnist Kurt Andersen at the Pratt Institute benefit at Chelsea Piers on Oct. 16, where author Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel and artists Takashi Murakami and Julian Schnabel were being honored for their accomplishments in the Read More
Per his agreement with Page Six, Harvey Weinstein now owes a charity $1 million after a leaked Scott Rudin email describing Weinstein’s bad behavior during the production of The Reader turned out to be real. (Yesterday, Mr. Rudin told Gawker that the email was fake, but that turns out to have been a Read More
Olatz Schnabel is upset over reports that her husband, director Julian Schnabel, has been seen out with "Miral" author Rula Jebreal. Read More
Julian Schnabel’s foray into residential real estate in Manhattan has not been as smooth as the artist might have hoped. First, locals labeled Palazzo Chupi the "Pink Building." Immediately after Madonna bailed out of buying a unit in the decidedly unchild-friendly building, Mr. Schnabel lost his anchor celebrity tenant when Richard Gere put his custom-designed Read More
Everywhere at Once, Village East Cinema, 1:15 p.m.
can’t help but think that inspiration for Everywhere at Once must have been born during a late-night heavy-talking/drinking session…in this film photographer Peter Lindbergh and “experimental filmmaker” (uh-oh) Holly Fisher collaborated to “weave together a tapestry of images” using Mr. Lindbergh’s photographs and clips from Read More