Vito Schnabel Is a Cougar Magnet

Vito Schnabel with Liv Tyler in 2010. Photo: David Crotty/patrickmcmullan.com

The New York Post has a very in-depth article profiling Vito Schnabel, art dealer and son of artist Julian Schnabel, and his various “cougar” conquests. The 27-year-old has apparently developed a habit of romancing much older actresses and supermodels, including Demi Moore (when she was 50 and he was 26), Liv Tyler (when she was 32 and he was 23), Elle Macpherson (when she was 44 and he was 21), and, most recently, Heidi Klum, 40. Klum and Schnabel have been spotted together in Mexico, Paris, Dallas, and Los Angeles over the past few months.

Despite his predilection for Hollywood ladies, the Post makes it clear that Schnabel takes his career as an art dealer very seriously. He was incensed when, in 2012, his then-girlfriend Demi Moore “flew to Art Basel in Miami to party, because he was there to do business and was worried that the mother of three would ruin his brand.”

Another notable tidbit from the article comes from artist and Schnabel family friend Nemo Librizzi, who shared a memory of Vito “when he was about 8… at the Frank Lloyd Wright table [the Schnabel’s] have, and Vito was arguing with René Ricard about how to boil a quail egg.” And really, who among us hasn’t been there before?


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