Moschino Throws Party With A Cause For Art Star's Exhibition

by KENDRA SEAY · April 29, 2009

[Dani Stahl, Lauren Tabach-Bank. All photos by CHANCE YEH for PMc] Contemporary artist and U.N. Goodwill Abassador, Ross Bleckner attended a party in his honor Tuesday night at New York City's Moschino which will sponsor Welcome to Gulu, the artisit's latest exhibition of 200 paintings made by children from Uganda where Bleckner recently traveled to help with the rehabilitation of former child soldiers and abducted girls through art therapy. Guests including Douglas Friedman, Sandra Bernhard, Dani Stahl, Daniel Benedict, Andrew Saffir, Claiborne Swanson, Veronica Swanson Beard, Glenn O'Brien, and Sylvana Soto-Ward attended to support the cause and view the exhibition which will be displayed at Chelsea's Lehman Maupin Gallery, in the windows of Moschino's West 14th location, and also in an illustrated 64-page catalogue. Bleckner's official induction ceremony will take place on May 12th at the United Nations.

Ross Bleckner, Michelle Easterlin

Veronica Swanson Beard, Claiborne Swanson, Douglas Friedman, Bradley Garlock, Sparrow

Daniel Benedict, Andrew Saffir, Ross Bleckner, Sandra Bernhard

Ling, Amy Hammond, Lucy Knight, Khoa Nyugen, Todd Diciurcio, Megan Diciurcio

Sylvana Soto-Ward, Lindsey Keenan, Sara Switzer, Punch Hutton

Michelle Easterlin, Cena Jackson, Lydia Fenet, Jim Shi