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Bob Colacello Debuts as Curator for Vito Schnabel Gallery

Age of Ambiguity at Vito Schnabel Gallery in St. Moritz, Switzerland. (© Rashid Johnson, Courtesy the Artist and David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles; © The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat, Private Collection, Florida; © Jacqueline Hum- phries, Courtesy the Artist and Greene Naftali, New York; © 2017 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, Private Collection. Image Courtesy Vito Schnabel Gallery; Photo by Stefan Altenburger).

With 48 years of writing experience under his belt, Bob Colacello has earned his stripes as a documenter, and bonafide member, of the world’s “hyper elite” as he refers to them. Last Saturday evening they rallied around him in the tony alpine town of St. Moritz, Switzerland at the Vito Schnabel Gallery.

It was there that Mr. Colacello, the man perhaps known best for being a sidekick to legendary artists like Andy Warhol who he worked alongside for 12 consecutive years at Interview Magazine, leapt from writer to curator with the debut of “The Age of Ambiguity: Abstract Figuration / Figurative Abstraction,” a selection of works all tied together with a theme of abstraction rooted in tangible objects and concepts.

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