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Basquiat (1996)

I discovered this film almost by accident, in another case of me stumbling upon a film that, perhaps not a gem, was a good film that took on genuinely interesting subject matter, namely the trappings of the art world from the view of an artist, as he quests for fame and lives through what it is really like. 565 more words


Sunday Matinée

This week please meet New York born artist  Julian Schnabel. He is a very versatile person, an award winning director, someone who designs furniture but also – and I believe foremost – a painter. 62 more words

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Lou Reed tribute day to feature performances from ANOHNI, Williem Dafoe, Mark Kozelek

This Saturday (July 30th), New York City’s Lincoln Center will play host to an all-day celebration of the life and works of Lou Reed. Taking its name from the title track of Reed’s 1979 LP, … 392 more words


Out of darkness, light: Queer film series launches with 'Before Night Falls'

For KnightBlog, I wrote about the old independent film center Alliance Cinema (South Beach), my first encounter with Javier Bardem and its connection to Queer Screens: LGBTQ Film Series, a new film series co-presented by Reading Queer and O Cinema. 280 more words


The Many Notable Times Julian Schnabel Has Worn Pajamas in Lieu of Real Clothes

Because it is about to be summer, and collectively the city is about to wear a lot less clothing, I hereby present an ode to the pajamas of filmmaker, artist and… 1,245 more words


Julian Schnabel in His Studio on West 111th Street, from Thrust


You wrote, Out my window now I see morning rain

and some old shoes tied to a fire escape.

That was the first day. A year later and the rain… 336 more words