highslide for wordpress
IMG_4225

CRYSTAL CAVE

Sequoia National Park abounds with wonder! A mere 45 minute drive down a winding road from The General Sherman Tree – the largest living organism in the world! – is a large cave. Crystal Cave was absolutely magical. The parks service has installed lights, so that visitors to the cave can check out the natural beauty […]

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 manages to give birth twice a year to a print magazine named PARIS, LA.
—Dorothée Perret

Ford-sculpting.sm_

BETTY DAVENPORT FORD

I recently visited the American Museum of Ceramic Art in Pomona, California, where I discovered the work of Betty Davenport Ford. Ford is a sculptor who has been active in the California ceramics scene since the 1950s. Her clay forms usually take the shape of animals and plant life. In addition to her sculptures, I really […]

Hand-lettered backdrop by Ray Johnson. From New York Times Fashion Supplement, March 2, 1958. © The Ray Johnson Estate, Courtesy Richard L. Feigen & Co.

RAY JOHNSON DESIGNS AT MoMA LIBRARY

I am very excited about this new exhibition, Ray Johnson Designs, now on view at the Museum of Modern Art. Those familiar with the work of Ray Johnson will know about his correspondence art – letters, drawings, collages, and prints he sent to friends and family through the mail. Lesser known is his graphic design work, which this […]

SAM_1561

FLEA MARKET “JEU DE BALLE” IN BRUSSELS

Every day starting 8am “Place du Jeu de Balle” in Brussels. I like spending my time there when I have the chance to pass by Brussels. You can find an old lather jacket, a bed, a T.V, precious dishes and a lot of other things.  

photo

WEEKLY WRAP UP | JULY 7-11, 2014

This week we spent a day at the New Museum, announced the book launch for Queer Zines at Pro qm in Berlin, gave you a tour of le Chateau de Vaux-Le-Vicomte just outside of Paris, announced ‘My Atlas’ – an outdoor summer screening series in Los Angeles about women travelers, toured Heimo Zobernig’s new exhibition […]

rainer2

YVONNE RAINER AT THE GETTY

Yvonne Rainer: Dances and Films is currently on view at The Getty until October 12, 2014. The survey includes photographic documentation of Rainer’s choreographic works, old notebooks and journals, films, posters, and other ephemera. It’s a beautiful little survey of Rainer’s work. I was delighted to see her notebooks, which included collections of quotes, diaries, dream […]