Jose Parla and Jason Biggs

Jose Parla and Jason Biggs. Photo by

What: A cocktail party at the Standard Hotel to debut artist Jose Parla’s new art installation, Segmented Realties.

When: Thursday, July 30

Where: The Standard, High Line’s outdoor patio.

Who: Parla was joined by gallerists and impresarios including Mary Boone and André Balazs as well as artists like Teresita Fernandez and Hank Willis Thomas.

Why: Parla’s sunny demeanor brought out the cool crowd despite the heat wave. Here’s to good friends on a summer night.