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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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WEEKLY WRAP-UP: FEB. 23-28

This week we listened M.O.P: we took a walk through “Le Louvre“; we learned about Athanasius Kircher and the Kaufman Desert House; and we visited the exhibition “The Border Again”.  

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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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PLACES: KAUFMANN DESERT HOUSE

This past weekend marked the end of Palm Springs Modernism Week, an annual event featuring lectures, exhibitions, and tours of iconic Modernist buildings in Palm Springs. A popular desert oasis vacation spot for wealthy Los Angeles residents, Palm Springs attracted many important Modernist architects like Richard Neutra, John Lautner, Donald Wexler, and William F. Cody. […]

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PORTRAIT: ATHANASIUS KIRCHER

If you visit the Museum of Jurassic Technology in Culver City, you’ll learn all about Athanasius Kircher, a 17th century German Jesuit scholar and alchemist whose lifelong fascination with the ancient East and the physical sciences made him an occult figure. Until recently, I thought Kircher was totally made up, like many of the figures […]

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WALK: THROUGH “LE LOUVRE”

Yestarday afternoon, half an hour before the closing, I passed by the room with all the ancient greek sculpture. Simply graceful, perfect to end this day.