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Julian Schnabel
Julian Schnabel
Julian Schnabel
Julian Schnabel

Julian Schnabel

448 pages
Published:   October 31, 2010
Non-Fiction  /  Art & Architecture
Paperback:   9781894243667    $35.00
Published by Art Gallery of Ontario

American art superstar Julian Schnabel has spent his life pushing the limits of painting and crossing artistic boundaries as an award-winning filmmaker. This major volume examines the connections between painting and film in Schnabel’s work, tracing how his paintings exist in dialogue with the cinema and revealing the rich interplay between the two media. Julian Schnabel: Art and Film surveys Schnabel’s work as a painter from the mid-1970s to the present and features more than 25 key works.

Surveying Schnabel's career from the 1970s through to the present, Julian Schnabel: Art and Film juxtaposes his large-scale paintings with several of his critically acclaimed films, including Basquiat (1996), Before Night Falls (2000), The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007), and Miral (2010). Included in the book are the complete scripts of each of these films, stills chosen by Schnabel, and an interview with Schnabel himself. Julian Schnabel: Art and Film is the first appraisal of how Schnabel’s oeuvre bridges painting, writing, and cinema.
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David Moos is an independent art adviser, curator, and writer based in Toronto. He was the Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario until 2011.

Julian Schnabel is an artist and filmmaker from Brooklyn, New York. His art has featured in exhibitions at galleries around the world, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Musée d’Orsay, and the Art Gallery of Ontario. His films have received numerous honours, including a Golden Globe and the Cannes Film Festival Award for best director.