This weekend I visited the Route 66 exhibition at The Autry in Los Angeles. It was a fun exhibition full of maps, ephemera, road signs, and tchotchkes celebrating the history of Route 66 and highway travel in America.
I recently visited Joshua Tree, where temperatures soured above 110 degrees fahrenheit! With plenty of water in hand, I set off on a few hikes through fields of twisting Joshua Trees and hills of granite boulders. Small desert iguanas dashed across my path and into the shade of rocks. Joshua Tree National Park is a […]
Jean-Luc Moulène is a French artist that I really like. Transpalette is an art center based in a small town, Bourges. Their programing is really interesting, and they have been very active since 1998. At the moment, they present “Disjonctions”, a series of 42 photographs that Jean-Luc Moulène took between 1984 and 1995. It is […]
octopusnotes is a magazine that promotes Contemporary Art and Art History research. Each publication is composed of three collections. The first collection is a “thesis,” recently defended, focusing on Contemporary Art History. The second collection, entitled “comments,” is dedicated to artists’ interviews or talks. For the third collection, “notes,” octopusnotes invites an artist to conceive […]
Last week, I met Herman Daled in his house, Hotel Wolfers, built by the architect Henry Van de Velde in 1930 in Brussels. I got the chance to visit his place and discuss his life as a collector, and his relationship with this masterpiece of modernism. In the next issue of Paris-LA, coming in September, you […]
Our very own DoPe Press will be at I NEVER READ, ART BOOK FAIR BASEL, this week! DoPe Press will be presenting LIVE, a new book by American artist Oscar Tuazon, and MAGAZINE, a new edition by Swiss, Paris-based jewelry maker Ligia Dias. On Thursday, June 19th at 5pm, Oscar Tuazon and Ligia Dias will both […]
I met Elaine Stocki this past spring while attending the Mountain School of Arts in Los Angeles, and I am very excited to announce her exhibition of photographs now on view at Thomas Erben Gallery in New York City. Stocki’s imagery is wonderfully bizarre. Her process includes color, and black & white printing, as well as […]