Who: Tom Sachs and his intergalactic party of astro-artists brought out space race fans like Bill Powers, Kayne West and Debbie Harry.
What: The 45-year-old artist’s lifelong dream to create a space station.
Where: The Park Avenue Armory, which served as the ideal setting for such an ambitious installation that included lunar excursion module and a Darth Vader frozen vodka drink dispenser.
Why: “There’s so much to take in, I’m definitely coming back again. It’s the small things, like the ‘Made in Canada’ sticker next to the United States flag. It’s all the little details.”—Glenn O’Brien
Exit at the gift shop: The NIKECRAFT collection popup store where guests can purchase the Tom Sachs Mars Yard Shoe (below).