Having already squired Demi Moore when she was 50 and he was 26, Liv Tyler when she was 32 and he was 23, and Elle Macpherson when she was 44 and he was 21, the art scion has always hit it off with more experienced ladies, according to filmmaker/artist Nemo Librizzi, a family friend who has known Schnabel since he was 8.
through a guy he met playing ball at Chelsea Piers.
He’s gone on to work closely with controversial artist Terence Koh, who once gold-plated his own feces, and multimedia performance artist Laurie Anderson.
“His mother [Jacqueline] is smoking hot, he’s the youngest with two older sisters, and even in his awkward phase, he still had this thing that was alluring to older women.
He’s always had this confidence.” Schnabel’s longtime penchant for older ladies might be a result of such formidable women in his life, says relationship expert Dr.
It’s not that he’s directing his attention exclusively to older women.” Who is the strapping playboy with the strong chin, mop of curly hair and intense brown eyes?
Schnabel is an art dealer and curator who held his first exhibition at 16.“Vito had a style at the time, with a white T-shirt and a cashmere V-neck sweater.That was his uniform for about a year when he was 16. It’s funny, but who better for Jay Z to take a cue from?He was precocious and elegant,” says Librizzi of his “surrogate little brother,” who lives in the West Village’s Palazzo Chupi building, which his father designed.“Younger women get weeded out because they can’t hold their own in a conversation with him.“In a business where it pays to flaunt and to be in the limelight, he doesn’t go after it.