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YURI ANCARANI: ‘LA MALATTIA DEL FERRO’

YURI ANCARANI: ‘LA MALATTIA DEL FERRO’

La malattia del ferro (The disease of iron), Yuri Ancarani’s trilogy of short films, are currently on view at the Hammer Museum. Each film addresses the daily tasks of a specialized profession: marble miners, deep sea divers, and surgeons. Each occupation involves intense focus and isolation from the external world, and each worker adopts a […]

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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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L.A. BOULEVARDIER DOUG SUISMAN

Architect and urban designer Doug Suisman was at the Architecture and Design Museum last night to give a brief presentation and sign reissue copies of Los Angeles Boulevard, an in-depth examination of the planning and development of L.A.’s major streets. Suisman noted that Los Angeles Boulevard was first published as a limited run of 1,500 […]

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PIERRE HUYGHE AT LACMA

Walking through the new Pierre Huyghe retrospective at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, which opens this weekend after traveling to LACMA from the Centre Pompidou, is an enigmatic and immersive experience. The entire Resnick Pavilion has been transformed into a postapocalyptic wonderland full of confounding objects and stunning installations on black stone floors, […]

DIRTY LOOKS ROADSHOW

DIRTY LOOKS ROADSHOW

Dirty Looks Roadshow, a queer experimental film and performance series by New York publisher Dirty Looks, was at the Hammer Museum last night for a raucous two-and-a-half hour showcase of music, film, dance, drag, stand-up comedy, and–yes–a PowerPoint presentation. Changes from NARCISSISTER on Vimeo. Organized by Brooklyn-based artist Bradford Nordeen, the performance featured Jibz Cameron […]

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D.E. MAY AT LAXART

The first Los Angeles exhibition of the work of D.E. May, a Portland-based artist, is currently on view at LAXART in Culver City. Since the 1970s, May has been conducting formal experiments with modernist abstraction using materials found near his Pacific Northwest home. The show was curated by art historian and UCLA professor George Baker, […]

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NOAH PURIFOY, OUTDOOR DESERT ART MUSEUM OF ASSEMBLAGE SCULPTURE

Artist Noah Purifoy (1917 – 2004) created his Outdoor Desert Art Museum of Assemblage Sculpture over 15 years in Joshua Tree. The non-profit, all-volunteer Noah Purifoy Foundation (NPF) established in 1998 preserves and maintains the site for public participation. Born in Snow Hill, Alabama in 1917, Noah Purifoy lived and worked most of his life in Los Angeles and Joshua […]