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Installation view of plate paintings by Julian Schnabel at the Brant Foundation

Installation view: Julian Schnabel, "Self-Portraits of Others", the Brant Foundation, New York, 2021; Artworks © Julian Schnabel; Photo by Tom Powel Imaging

A new batch are the subject of an exhibition at the Brant Foundation in New York.

“It is hard to evoke the mix of generosity, backwardness and relentless, thick-skulled self-aggrandizement that Julian Schnabel and his broken-plate paintings brought to the 1980s art world,” critic Roberta Smith wrote in a New York Times review of a 1999 show revisiting the works that made the artist famous two decades on.

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