Parla Party

The Standard Hotel toasts its new artist in residence.

by Kate Finnigan

Jose Parla and Jason Biggs

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.

Photos: Parla Party

Jose Parla and Jason Biggs. Photo by

Tali Lennox. Photo by

Mr. Brainwash. Photo by

Craig Costello, Michael Karbelnikoff, Tony Arcabascio, and Henry Lee. Photo by

Hank Willis Thomas. Photo by