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REMEMBERING CHRIS BURDEN

REMEMBERING CHRIS BURDEN

Artist and icon Chris Burden passed away on May 10. It was a shock to the art world; since his early days as a hardcore body and performance artist, Burden has been an indestructible force and a pathbreaker in the field. His last completed work, Ode to Santos Dumont, is a poetic paean to 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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PLACES: SUNSET TO SUNSET

On Sunday, Echo Park artist collective Machine Project organized a trek across the entirety of L.A.’s most notorious street, Sunset Boulevard. Well, not the entirety: a group gathered at Machine Project’s studio and walked 18 miles to the beach, where Sunset empties out onto the sandy lanes of the Pacific Coast Highway, leaving out just […]

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EXHIBITION: CHARLES GAINES AT THE HAMMER

Charles Gaines: Gridwork 1974-1989, the first museum exhibition of Gaines’s early conceptual serial work, opened last weekend at the Hammer Museum. In a highly informative walkthrough, Gaines and Studio Museum Harlem curator Naima J. Keith discussed the difficulty of producing beautiful and meaningful art absent of subjective expression. The exhibited series, produced while Gaines was […]

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SCULPTURE: THE GRAVE OF PHILIPPE LE HARDI

artists: Jean de Marville, Claus Sluter and Claus de Werve, 1381-1410. 1 rue de Rameau Musée des beaux-arts de Dijon 21000 Dijon  

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WEEKLY WRAP-UP: FEB. 9-13

This week we visited the new exhibition of Martin Laborde at Corner Door; we learned more about Kenneth Anger,  we passed by the exhibition Juiceworks, we watched artist movies made by Heidi Bucher and Liz Magic Laser; and we wished you Happy Valentine’s day with the song Je t’aime…moi non plus performed by Serge Gainsbourg & Jane […]

PARIS, LA VOUS AIME

PARIS, LA VOUS AIME

Happy Valentine’s day from us to you and yours.