Julian Schanbel's latest
art project has taken the form
of a 12 story apartment building
in Manhattan's West Village.
Filmmaker, now architect?
How to describe 'Chupi'...
1. pink, sandstone, "Pompeii red" layer cake.
2. neo-Moorish, arched-window monument to ego.
3. "Baby-Boomer Bohemian Bourgeois"_living
4. ...a monster?
It's so bizarre that I like it.
(Photo credit: Robert Polidori/Courtesy of Vanity Fair)