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EXHIBITION: THE BORDER AGAIN

Burroughs described [Mexico] as a place of vicious queers. Artaud, as a country that would destroy the West. Artaud was right. -Heriberto Yepez That quote opens the pamphlet primer to The Border Again, an exhibition of Tijuana-based artists and artists for whom the California-Mexico border is a creative influence, currently on view at Human Resources. […]

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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: ALMA ALLEN AT BLUM & POE

Blum & Poe in Culver City opened its newest exhibition of Alma Allen’s work last night. Allen’s elegant biomorphic forms in wood and stone filled the spacious galleries like toadstools and lava rocks, creating a kind of fantastical garden–both intimate and vast. From the exhibition statement: “Constructed primarily in stone, wood, and bronze, Allen’s mid- […]

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WEEKLY WRAP-UP: JAN. 5-10

This week, we learned about French photographer Jean Luc-Mylayne, took a peek inside L.A.’s historic Park Plaza Hotel, discovered a secret Picasso painting in the UCLA research library basement, listened to the sounds of Christine and the Queens, climbed the Beachwood Canyon Trail, mourned the deaths of Charlie Hebdo, saw Daniel Lipp’s work at Southard […]

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PERFORMANCE: LIGIA LEWIS’ ‘MINOR MATTER’

Last night, Berlin-based performance artist Ligia Lewis presented her latest work, Minor Matter, at Human Resources L.A. Inspired by two jam-packed discussions at HRLA called “Decolonizing the White Box”, which addressed racism and exclusion in the art world, Lewis spent two weeks choreographing the piece and scoring it, with help from her brother George Lewis […]

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EXHIBITION: DANIEL LIPP AT SOUTHARD REID

“SLOWMO DRAMA” Lipp works with painting, sculpture, print-making and photography. Slowmo Drama is an expansion of his series of wall-mounted structural assemblages in two formats. Neither flat images nor traditionally defined sculptural entities, these works exist in an in-between space, on the cross of different media and disciplines. Protruding from the walls as shelves installed […]