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EXHIBITION: JEANNE LANVIN AT PALAIS GALLIERA, PARIS

    A few weeks ago during Paris fashion week, the Palais Galliera in close collaboration with Alber Elbaz (artistic director of Lanvin) opened an historical exhibition dedicated to the work of Jeanne Lanvin. Contemporary of Coco Chanel, Elsa Schiaparelli, and Madame Vionnet, Jeanne Lanvin began her career around 1885 when she first established her […]

About this blog

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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PORTRAIT: LARRY SULTAN

The current Larry Sultan retrospective at LACMA is an extensive and moving look at the prolific photographer’s career, and his singular influence on image-making in Southern California. From porn stars to his parents, Sultan’s portraits capture the postmodern malaise of the paradisiacal Southland, all saturated with a golden sunset glow. Sultan’s career as a photographer […]

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EXHIBITION: OSCAR TUAZON AT LE CONSORTIUM, DIJON

© le consortium Until May 17th 37 Rue de Longvic 21000 Dijon

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WEEKLY WRAP-UP: MARCH 2-8

This week on the blog, we went to Montparnasse Cemetery to see “le baiser”; learned more about Thom Andersen; went to the launch of octopusnotes 4 at castillo/corrales; read the studio of Giacometti; passed by the “Awards shows“; discovered the cortot room; advised to go to Bea Schlingelhoff‘s new opening at Corner Door; and listened some […]

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MUSIC: MOSES SUMNEY

Moses Sumney is a folk musician who has been on a meteoric rise to fame over the last two years since he finished his undergraduate studies at UCLA. In 2012, his single “Man on the Moon” was featured on Pitchfork, and since then Sumney has performed with Karen O. and Beck, and toured with Local […]

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“NOTYPE” OPENING ON SUNDAY MARCH 8 AT CORNER DOOR, LOS ANGELES

NOTYPE What moves a spirit to inhabit a building? Join us this Sunday as Bea Schlingelhoff opens a non-denominational, secular space of worship at Corner Door*. A dysfunctional storefront church without a congregation, the room has been prepared nonetheless as a space for reflection, awaiting visitation, the back wall cut away to reveal a double […]