Press Coverage

Simon has been featured in many popular press outlets around the globe for various projects, commissions, exhibitions, and art fairs. Below is a sampling of some of the recent commentary regarding his work in notable international publications.

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Guest of a Guest

“Go for a seafood dinner by chef Ben Hammou, formerly of Le Bernardin, and stay for some post-meal tunes. Thursdays boast deep house, Fridays are for disco, and Saturday is Latin night. Oh, and don't forget to snap a pic with the house jaguar.”

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Gotham Magazine

“The stunning interiors reflect an elegant modern Latin sensibility. The blue walls and one of a kind yellow mural designed by Simon Vargas round out the visually enticing space.”

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L’OFFICIEL

After dinner, a tropical, yellow mural designed by Simon Vargas lures you to the dance floor downstairs where Music Director, Nacho Isa ensures diversified programming (House Thursdays, Disco Fridays, and Latin Saturdays). Inclusivity is important for Diaz, who wants the space to feel like “a celebration of the never-ending party, vibrancy, and life that embodies New York.”

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Local 10 ABC covered the VIP preview of Aqua Art Miami and featured Simon’s solo show of his “Mujeres de Providencia” as the highlight of the fair