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A Chat with Andraé Gonzalo

Conceptual fashion artist, Andraé Gonzalo, has taken over The Box at The Standard, Hollywood and he just couldn’t resist adding an artful nod to the sense of consumerism in the air... More »
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NADA on Preview on Paddle8, Plus Our Favorite Exhibitors

If you can’t attend Art Basel in Miami this week, join the festivities virtually with a special online preview hosted by Paddle8. Paddle8 is offering a special White Glove package –... More »
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JR Sets Up for Art Basel

We stopped by French artist and TED Prize Winner JR while he installed his Art Basel piece for tonight’s opening at Emmanuel Perrotin. Famous for his enormous public photo installations... More »
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Chic Holiday Gifts

We know holiday time is approaching and the dreaded issue of buying cool gifts lurks among us. What do you buy an art lover with refined taste? Well, we’d like to suggest one site with... More »
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The Next Generation at The New Museum

Our friends (and new Standard, East Village neighbors) over at The New Museum really know how to throw a party, and last Friday they did just that. Lisa Phillips, the museum’s Director,... More »
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Stan D'Arde Tours The Middle East

While you have been wondering where I have been for the past two weeks, I’ve been half way around the world visiting two of the most incredible cities in the world…Beirut &... More »
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Andreas Gursky Captures Oceans

Andreas Gursky, a German artist known for his enormous landscape images, from the 99 Cent Store to the Chicago Trading Floor, has taken on a new subject – OCEANS. The breathtaking, huge... More »
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Frieze Art Fair Comes to New York

Today is the day we’re all giddy in our New York offices with the announcement of the galleries participating in next year’s Frieze Art Fair. The festivals first ever New York showing... More »
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James Jarvis Leaves Goodies Behind at The Standard Shop

The Standard Hotel was proud to welcome the esteemed British illustrator James Jarvis to New York last week to unveil his first new narrative in five years. His book, De Profundis, is a... More »
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Graphic of the Day: Leif Podhajsky

Today’s graphic is a mystical wide-eyed symmetrical puzzle in honor of the awesome mysterious day today – 11/11/11. Happy magical day to all our readers. Graphic by Leif Podhajsky. More »
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A Chat with German Artist Pia Dehne

Pia Dehne is a German artist residing in New York. Her paintings are hyper-realistic in the vein of Jean Baudrillard’s concept of simulated reality: a condition engendered by man’s... More »
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Meet Performa's Roselee Goldberg

Roselee Goldberg is a wonderfully potent combination of many things – art historian, author, critic and curator, and above all, nurturer of all things creative. Her 1979 book, Performance... More »
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Tyler Ashley's Performa Piece Under The Standard, New York

Last week we introduced you to Elmgreen and Dragset to get you into the spirit of this year’s Performa11, the biennial visual art performance festival. This time we stopped Tyler Ashley... More »
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To Do This Week

It’s the start of another fresh week here at The Standard. If you happen to be staying at any of our hotels in New York, Miami, Downtown Los Angeles, or Hollywood, here is a guide of top... More »
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Farewell Darling Loulou

While we’re mildly verklempt about saying goodbye to Mr. Rooney this weekend (his Sunday sign-off did signal the unofficial end of the weekend for our entire lives) we were truly... More »
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James Jarvis Unveils His Book at The Standard

James Jarvis is an illustration hero to many. His company, Amos Toys, is the creator of incredibly entertaining items that have made kids and adults smile – not to mention ignite the... More »
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Ryan McGinness’ Studio Manual Unlocks the Secrets to Fine Art Success

Most people associate the word “franchise” with, oh say, Taco Bell, less so with fine art. That was until Ryan McGinness came along and said, hey, I have a brand. I make stuff then... More »
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Karen Knorr's India Song

If I were to live in any other time besides my own, I think it would have been in Victorian India at the time when England ruled the world. Oh, those crazy Brits. The crocodile hunting in the... More »
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Looking Back on October

Our year is coming to an end, but, boy oh boy are we taking advantage of these last few months! One of the highlights in October was the intimate performance by Florence & The Machine... More »
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To Do This Week

Happy Monday, readers! If you are staying at one of our hotels, here’s our weekly roundup of cool things we recommend in New York, Miami, and Los Angeles… NEW YORK: For all the... More »
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A Chat with Elmgreen & Dragset

One day, Denmark born Michael Elmgreen met a man named Ingar Dragset from Norway, and together they decided to create art 16 years ago. The duo has been wowing audiences internationally with... More »