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New York dealer Vito Schnabel has run into some trouble in his latest endeavor promoting quality highs. According to TMZ, Schnabel — son of painter, filmmaker, and pajama model Julian Schnabel — was arrested at Burning Man on September 3 and charged with manufacturing and distributing Psilocybin, the scientific name for psychedelic mushrooms.
Heidi Klum’s Ex Charged with Distributing Shrooms at Burning Man https://t.co/BaFeok7QKq
— TMZ (@TMZ) September 28, 2017
Though the celebrity gossip site sadly only identifies Schnabel as “Heidi Klum’s ex” — their breakup was confirmed on Monday — the art world knows him for his sporadic curatorial projects and his involvement in just about every project and exhibition undertaken by the anonymous Bruce High Quality Foundation collective. Most recently, Schnabel the younger organized an exhibition of Walter Robinson’s paintings at his gallery in St. Moritz.
Schnabel faces up to five years in prison if convicted. He has pleaded not guilty.
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Photographers Antony Armstrong Jones, Milt Hinton, Chuck Stewart, Barbara Morgan, and more capture a breadth of legendary and local musicians and performance artists. On view through August 21.
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David Rios Ferreira and Denae Shanidiin join forces to bring awareness to the plight of Indigenous women and girls, and LGBTQ+ individuals.
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