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REMEMBERING CHRIS BURDEN

REMEMBERING CHRIS BURDEN

Artist and icon Chris Burden passed away on May 10. It was a shock to the art world; since his early days as a hardcore body and performance artist, Burden has been an indestructible force and a pathbreaker in the field. His last completed work, Ode to Santos Dumont, is a poetic paean to the […]

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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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EXHIBITION: SOGTFO (SCULPTURE OR GET THE FUCK OUT)

François Ghebaly Gallery’s playful and diverse new sculpture show, SOGTFO (Sculpture or Get The Fuck Out), is on view until April 11. From the exhibition statement: SOGTFO (Sculpture Or Get The Fuck Out) is a critical play on the misogynistic acronym TOGTFO (Tits Or Get The Fuck Out), a prompt directed at anyone claiming to […]

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WEEKLY WRAP-UP: MAR. 23-29

This week Paris, LA saw new work by Glenn Ligon at Regen Projects in Hollywood, visited the Jeanne Lanvin exhibition at the Palais Galliera during Paris Fashion Week, and walked the winding stretch of Laveta Terrace in Echo Park.

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SPACES: LAVETA TERRACE

Laveta Terrace runs like a hairline fissure through the hilly tiers of Echo Park. Just a few blocks east of busy Echo Park Boulevard, the street hits Sunset Boulevard only as a small alleyway, continuing on the other side as a long pedestrian staircase. At the top of the staircase is a beautiful, palm-lined street […]

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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 […]

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EXHIBITION: GLENN LIGON AT REGEN PROJECTS

New work by Glenn Ligon, a series titled Well it’s bye-bye / If you call that gone, is currently on view at Regen Projects in Hollywood. The show is a palimpsest of repeated words silkscreened on canvas, and a continuation of themes central to Ligon’s ouevre. From the exhibition statement: Regen Projects is pleased to […]