Who: Artist Rashaad Newsome and a party-ready crowd that included Mos Def, Venus X Soto, and Pierre Levai.
What: Newsome presented his latest work, including blinged-out frames designed for W.
Where: Up two narrow flights of stairs to SoHo’s aptly named Grey Area—a clever melding of gallery and retail store.
Why: They came for the art, and stayed for a surprise performance by A$AP MOB.
Photo: courtesy of Elliot Black Photography