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Donatella Versace is much-loved by celebrities... Takashi Murakami and Julian Schnabel were among the winners at Thursday¿s Pratt Legends awards dinner...

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LEGENDS OF THE FALL: Takashi Murakami, Julian Schnabel and Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel were the winners at Thursday’s Pratt Legends awards dinner, but a few seasoned commentators also made the rounds. The evening’s emcee, Charlie Rose said, “Civilization is defined by people who make this art, who write these poems, and who show us the way to the truth.” Dick Cavett, who presented to his Montauk neighbor Schnabel, was more lighthearted. “The late Jack Parr taught me five or six tricks on using a teleprompter that make it impossible for the audience to detect you are using it, and I have never given one of them to John McCain,” he said.

Decidedly more low-key was Edward Albee. Before dining with his friend and preservation activist Diamonstein-Spielvogel, the octogenarian said his latest play, “Me, Myself and I,” is headed for Broadway next year, but don’t expect anything autobiographical by the three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright. “I never write about myself. I always wrote about interesting people,” he said.

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