Monday, March 15, 2010

Sotheby's For Haiti & Stuff

Tonight's memorable event: a charity fundraiser at Sotheby's at 72nd and York, for Haiti, featuring a silent auction and performance by Patti Smith—who wrote the current bestselling memoir "Just Kids," about her late-'60's days living in New York's Chelsea Hotel with her boyfriend and soon-to-be renowned photog Robert Mapplethorpe. Liz D. and I thought it prudent to sniff at her success, as we proceed on Liz's memoir "Joyride." Oh, did I mention open bar, tee hee?Above and below, Patti Smith performing.Below, Patti with Liz D. and meese.Passage from our book "Joyride."Below: Items for the charity aution.Hello, handsome!The beautiful crowd.Liz D. and meese with her friend, art dealer Elga.