Walls, Diaries and Paintings

José Parlá on experience and emotions in his solo show and new book

God is “a shout in the street.” So begins Greg Tate, channeling James Joyce, in “Walls, Diaries, and Paintings,” artist José Parlá’s new monograph of past and present work. It’s a conviction that has perhaps never rung more true as the particular modern art movement that Parlá helped define continues to take shape. First made famous by the likes of Jackson Pollock and Cy Twombly, …

Stages: Livestrong Benefit Art Show

Uniting a great cause and an all-star roster of artists, Lance Armstrong's The upshot, while heavy with bicycle symbolism, runs the emotional gamut from Ed Ruscha's characteristically tongue-in-cheek "Vital To The Core" (above left) to current art darling and recent Yale grad Rosson Crow's lurid Texas bike show scene (below). We stopped by the opening, shared an air kiss with our friend and participating artist …

Andre Balazs Limited Edition T-Shirts

Like The Standard Hotel itself, the three designers chosen to highlight the hotel's three locations with limited edition shirts are anything but ordinary. Contemporary artists Jose Parla, Eric Haze and Natas Kaupas took to the challenge by creating graphic tees that represent their personal street style and handwriting in each of the cities reflected on the front, which include Miami, New York, and L.A. respectively. …