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SPACES: RACHEL WHITREAD’S VIENNA MEMORIAL

In a tiny historic Vienna square sits Rachel Whitread’s Holocaust Memorial for the more than 60,000 Austrian Jews murdered by the Nazis. The memorial rests on the site of an historic synagogue that was burned down by an angry mob in the 14th century and discovered during municipal excavations in the late 20th. For the […]

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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 gives birth twice a year to a print magazine named PARIS, LA.
—Dorothée Perret

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EXHIBITION: JOSEPH BEUYS AT MITCHELL-INNES & NASH

A sweeping exhibition of Joseph Beuys multiples from the Reinhard Schlegl collection is currently on display at Mitchell-Innes & Nash in New York City. The show includes 500 works and ephemera spanning the 1960s to 1980s, with familiar forms like a felt-laden sled, a Fluxus violin, and Capri Battery, a lemon-powered lightbulb. An array of […]

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EXHIBITION: PARKER ITO AT CHATEAU SHATTO

Parker Ito’s show at Chateau Shatto, A Little Taste of Cheeto in the Night, is a fully-immersive, claustrophobic, phantasmagoric experience. The artist transformed a vast, multi-roomed warehouse behind the gallery with architectural interventions, punching holes in the walls and ceiling. Double-sided paintings hang from silvery chains and LED light strands, and the floors are haphazardly […]

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EXHIBITION: BRIAN WEIL AT SMMOA

Brian Weil, 1979-1995: Being in the World is on view at the Santa Monica Museum of Art until next Saturday, April 18. The exhibition features sixty works by Weil, from his late ’70s “Sex” series, which featured masked men and women in acts of bondage and bestiality (hired from personals ads in the Village Voice), […]

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PERFORMANCE: SISTER SPIT AT THE HAMMER

Last week Sister Spit, the legendary queer feminist literary collective, packed the Annex of the Hammer Museum for a rousing program of readings and recitations. The night was hosted by Virgie Tovar, who did a hilarious mock TED talk about the dangers of diet culture. Kate Schatz and Miriam Stahl Klein, the author and illustrator […]