Lou Reed's memorial held at the Apollo Theater in NYC

Lou Reed's memorial held at the Apollo Theater in NYC

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Friends and family have gathered for an invitation-only memorial at New York's Apollo Theater for the late rocker Lou Reed.
Schnabel and Jebreal break up

Schnabel and Jebreal break up

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. artist and director Julian Schnabel broke up with his girlfriend, Palestinian journalist Rula Jebreal, after four years, the New York Post reported.
Weinstein: 'Miral' not anti-Israel

Weinstein: 'Miral' not anti-Israel

NEW YORK, March 16 (UPI) -- U.S. film producer Harvey Weinstein vehemently denies director Julian Schnabel's drama "Miral" is anti-Jewish or anti-Israel, as detractors have suggested.
Basquiat painting sold for $10M

Basquiat painting sold for $10M

LONDON, July 2 (UPI) -- A painting by late U.S. artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, which hung in the rock band U2's Dublin studio for years, has sold for a reported $10.4 million.

80th Academy Awards ceremony under way

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The 80th Academy Awards show, which honors the year's best in film, is under way at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles.
'Juno' wins big at Spirit Awards

'Juno' wins big at Spirit Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- The quirky big-screen comedy "Juno" won the prize for best feature at the 2008 Film Independent Spirit Awards Saturday in Santa Monica, Calif.
Stars line up for Spirit Awards show

Stars line up for Spirit Awards show

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Organizers of Film Independent's 2008 Spirit Awards said dozens of Hollywood's biggest stars are planning to attend the upcoming show in Santa Monica, Calif.

Stars planning to attend Oscars lunch

BEVERLY HILLS , Calif., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Oscar nominees George Clooney, Viggo Mortensen, Julie Christie, Laura Linney and Ellen Page are set to attend an upcoming Hollywood luncheon in their honor.

Schnabel takes high road in Young incident

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Hollywood filmmaker Julian Schnabel said he bears no ill will toward Sean Young, the actress who heckled him at an awards show last weekend.

Sean Young checks into rehab

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Sean Young reportedly has checked herself into rehab two days after causing a ruckus at the Directors Guild of America Awards ceremony.

Miramax grabs 21 Oscar nods

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Movies made by Miramax Films earned 21 Oscar nods when nominations were announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills, Calif.
'Sweeney,' 'Atonement' garner Globes

'Sweeney,' 'Atonement' garner Globes

BEVERLY HILLS , Calif., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- "Atonement" and "Sweeney Todd" were named the best picture winners at a Golden Globe Awards press conference in Beverly Hills, Calif., Sunday night.

Coens, Penn, Gilroy grab DGA nods

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Paul Thomas Anderson, Ethan and Joel Coen, Tony Gilroy, Sean Penn and Julian Schnabel have been nominated for the Directors Guild of America award.

Clinton, Craig, West -- GQ Men of the Year

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton is among the honorees to make GQ's 2007 Men of the Year list, the New York-based magazine said Tuesday.

Schnabel honored at Venice film fest

VENICE , Italy, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. visual artist Julian Schnabel has been honored at the Venice Film Festival for directing the film, “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.”
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Julian Schnabel
(L-R) Emmanuelle Seigner, American director Julian Schnabel and Marie-Josee Croze attend a photocall on the Terrasse Riviera after Schnabel wins the Best Director prize for his film "Le Scaphandre et le Papillon" at the 60th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 27, 2007. (UPI Photo/Christine Chew)

Julian Schnabel (born October 26, 1951) is an American artist and filmmaker. In the 1980s, Schnabel received international media attention for his "plate paintings"—large-scale paintings set on broken ceramic plates.

Schnabel directed Before Night Falls, which became Javier Bardem's breakthrough Academy Award nominated role and The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, which was nominated for four Academy Awards.

He has won a Golden Globe, as well as BAFTA, a César Award, a Golden Palm, two nominations for the Golden Lion and an Academy Award nomination.

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