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ANDREA FRASER AND VANESSA PLACE AT SCHINDLER HOUSE, LOS ANGELES

Andrea Fraser, Museum Highlights: A Gallery Talk, 1989. Single-channel video (Betacam SP NTSC), color, sound. 30:00 min. (image thehammermuseum.tumblr.com) New Works by Andrea Fraser, Vanessa Place April 9 – June 1, 2014 MAK Center: Schindler House 835 N Kings Road West Hollywood, CA 90069 Andrea Fraser’s work engages the institution of art and its interface with other social fields; Vanessa Place’s work interrogates notions […]

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PARIS, LA blog is about the magic accidents of life. It’s about artists, writers, photographers, musicians and designers that cross our mind, and our heart for a day, a season, a life! It refers to a vital substance that nourishes, and inspires our soul day by day. A sort of vivid shadow that manages to give birth twice a year to a print magazine named PARIS, LA.
—Dorothée Perret

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ROOM FOR SUBLET IN PITTSBURGH INSTALLATION $500/500ft²

This week I came across a curious Craigslist ad. Daniel Pillis has recreated his grandmother’s New Jersey home in an apartment in Pittsburgh, PA and he is currently looking for a subletter. I emailed Pillis a list of questions about the installation. His thoughtful answers are below. Please tell me a bit about yourself? Are you […]

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THE DUNITES

I was fascinated when I learned of a group of individuals inhabiting cabins and shacks in the sand dunes near Oceano, California, during the 1920s and 1930s. This small community was comprised of bohemians, hermits, runaways, mystics, writers, and artists, all of whom had intentionally dropped out of society to seek a simpler life, one […]

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ANT FARM’S CADILLAC RANCH

Cadillac Ranch is located along Route 66 in Amarillo, Texas. Drivers on the highway can catch a glimpse of it as they whiz by. Those who are more interested and want to take a look can exit the highway and drive onto a local road, pull off and park. The installation was built in 1974 […]

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KENNETH ANGER AT ACE HOTEL

THE FILMS OF KENNETH ANGER Thursday April 17th | Gates 7:30 | Movie 8:30 Cinespia at Theater at Ace Hotel, LA Kenneth Anger IN PERSON presenting the HOLY GRAIL of lost films: the original version of Lucifer Rising featuring Jimmy Page. In 1973, filmmaker Kenneth Anger and Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page joined forces to […]