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JOSEF & ANNI ALBERS

This morning, I found a few drawings made by Josef Albers. Looking through them, I also rediscovered the works of his wife, Anni Albers. What an amazing couple! They were the leading pioneers of 20th-century modernism. Josef Albers (1888–1976) was an influential teacher, writer, painter, and color theorist—now best known for the Homages to the Square […]

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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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“AUDITORY POSTURE O”, ALEXANDER MAY AT BALICE HERTLING

‘’War happens when language fails’’ wrote Margaret Atwood—the despair which haunts men’s history states that language often failed in fact. War incited art imbued in displacement, vexation and anger; art which hailed indeed not muteness, but the advent of uncodifiable codes. In Alexander May’s second solo exhibition at the gallery, titled “Auditory Posture O”, the […]

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ETEL ADNAN AT YVON LAMBERT BOOKSHOP

“Dans la Forêt” September 6-20, 2014      

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14TH INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION / VENICE

For our upcoming PARIS, LA issue on ALTERNATIVE HABITATION, we have visited the 14th International Architecture Exhibition, titled Fundamentals and directed by Rem Koolhaas. In complement of a portfolio of images published in our issue, this week we will post on this blog images and videos from the Biennale. The exhibition runs until November 23, […]

The Green Scab, 2014
Oil on canvas; artist's frame. Image 45,5 x 35,5 cm

STEVEN SHEARER AT GALERIE EVA PRESENHUBER, ZURICH

  “Steven Shearer’s practice encompasses many different medias, from found photography, drawing, and painting to collage and focuses on a melancholic vision of youth, tinted by strong references to the iconography of extreme metal cuture. His world is one of alienation and repulsion towards the everyday, a world whose heroes are deathmetal rockers, 1970s prefab […]

from Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940-1990

WEEKLY WRAP UP | SEPT. 15-19, 2014

  This week on the blog Alexandra Ruiz of Madame Paris joined the team. Check out all of our postings! Erica Baum : The Paper Nautilus at Bureau Harald Lander and William Forsythe at Opera Garnier Machine Project at Gamble House Cory Arcangel: tl;dr at Team (bungalow) in Venice, CA Jonathan Binet & Martin Laborde […]