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WEEKLY WRAP UP | SEPT. 8-12

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This week we watched the films of Owen Land at HRLA; announced Patti Smith and her band at Fondation Cartier; announced the performance series Step and Repeat at MoCA Geffen; attended Secret Recipe‘s exhibition HaFo SaFo at 3 Days Awake in L.A.; stopped by Matias Faldbakken at Standard (Oslo); announced Clément Rodzielski at Chantal Crousel; invited you to […]

THANK YOU FOR COMING

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Thank You For Coming is “a collectively-run experimental food and art space” in Los Angeles. They host an ongoing series of events and have an artist-in-residence program. TYFC is also a fully operational restaurant, open for lunch and dinner from 12pm-8pm Thursday through Saturday, and for brunch from 11am-3pm on Sundays. I highly recommend the […]

MADAME DE POMPADOUR’S COFFEE GRINDER

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Last week I went to Le Louvre to visit the new installation of  the Department of Decorative Art from Louis XIV to Louis XVI. Three main chronological and stylistic sequences make up the exhibition. So perfect to have an overview and to clear your mind between French Kings. – 1660-1725: Louis XIV’s personal reign and the Régence – […]

THE BRAND LIBRARY & ART CENTER

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The Brand Library & Art Center is a treasure trove nestled in the foothills of Glendale, California. I visited last week and was delighted to discover this beautiful piece of architecture, and the library’s amazing collection of art books, vinyl records, and DVDs. It is such a wonderful place, I almost don’t want to give away the […]

SLAVES OF NEW YORK

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Slaves of New York is a rom-com from 1989 starring Bernadette Peters. Peters plays Eleanor, a hat designer with rad ’80s style, who is navigating New York’s “Downtown” art  scene. Eleanor lives with her self-absorbed artist boyfriend Stash, until her awesome hat designs are discovered by a fashion designer named Wilfredo, played by Steve Buscemi. […]

RUE BLANCHE

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rue blanche has been appealing to women since 1987, directed by Marie-Chantal Regout. 3 years ago, the young designer Céline Collard joined her and their collaboration is beautiful! The next fall-winter collection is online, and I love it. Stylish, boyish, tender. Clothes – which are fun, luxurious yet minimalist – fit in easily with their wardrobe, […]

NATIVE NORTH AMERICAN BEAD WORK

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The Autry also has an exhibition of Native North American bead work on display, Floral Journey. These intricately beaded works span centuries and miles, from the Pacific Northwest to the Mississippi. The tradition of beading is both spiritual, and artistic and decorative. The exhibition included mostly worn objects such as shoes, vests, necklaces, belt buckles, […]