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Oil and modeling paste on velvet painting by Julian Schnabel

Julian Schnabel

Untitled (The Misunderstood One), 1986

Oil and modeling paste on velvet

95 7/8h x 71 7/8w in

243.52h x 182.56w cm

In April, the artist and filmmaker will exhibit all new works including a large-scale sculpture at the former Kayne Griffin space on La Brea Avenue.

Julian Schnabel, the New York-based visual artist and film director (At Eternity’s GateThe Diving Bell and the Butterfly), will be the first to exhibit at Pace Gallery’s new space in Los Angeles. In early February, the gallery announced that it is merging with L.A.’s Kayne Griffin gallery and that the latter’s nine-year-old La Brea Avenue space — which features a James Turrell Skyspace installation — will be renamed Pace.

Schnabel tells The Hollywood Reporter, that his L.A. show, opening in April, will feature all new works in the “beautiful space,” including a large sculpture that will be displayed in the gallery’s large outdoor courtyard. “I started building it last summer and I’ve been casting it since then and we’re gonna send it out there. I was actually going to put it in front of my house in Montauk but I’ll send it out here for a little while and see how it feels.”

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