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Good news from TV world: Patti Smith's best-selling 2010 memoir, Just Kids will be adapted into a miniseries by cable network Showtime. And, luckily, it won't be Disney-fied TV version of her story, since Smith will produce and co-write the series, along with Oscar-nominated screenwriter John Logan, currently showrunner for Showtime’s Victorian horror series Penny Dreadful. The book, which focused on Smith's relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the crime-ridden New York City of the late 70s, won the 2010 National...
Prop Styling + Photos: BLOW UP! Though their artistic legends grew from bohemian lives lived in New York City, Truman Capote, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Patti Smith all spent significant time in Brooklyn, actually making art. Capote's time in Brooklyn Heights is the stuff of literary lore, but fewer people know about Smith's cohabitation with Robert Mapplethorpe in Clinton Hill in the late 60s, or Brooklyn native Basquiat's couch-surfing back and forth across the East River...