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EXHIBITION: SOGTFO (SCULPTURE OR GET THE FUCK OUT)

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 be female within online boards, chats, and forums. This prompt, which bridges “accepted” adolescent immaturity and the most menacing forms of misogyny, points to the pernicious […]

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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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PERFORMING NONCONFORMITY AT THE AWARDS SHOWS

Last Saturday, ForYourArt organized A Hollywood Walk of Art: The Awards Shows, an afternoon of gallery openings and events in the South Highland district of Hollywood, which has grown into a major contemporary art hub over the last several years. The weekend event marked a momentary lull in L.A.’s winter “awards season” mania, from Grammys […]

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BOOK: THE STUDIO OF GIACOMETTI, JEAN GENET

New Book in my library. Published by Grey Tiger Books First Edition images copyright Marc Camille Chaimowicz Designed by Fraser Muggeridge and Zoe Anspach Edited by Tara Cranswick and Fergal Stapleton

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LAUNCH: THE MAGAZINE OCTOPUSNOTES 4 AT CASTILLO/CORRALES

octopusnotes is a magazine that promotes Contemporary Art and Art History research. Each publication is composed of three collections. The first collection is a “thesis,” recently defended, focusing on Contemporary Art History. The second collection, entitled “comments,” is dedicated to artists’ interviews or talks. For the third collection, “notes,” octopusnotes invites an artist to conceive […]

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PORTRAIT: THOM ANDERSEN

Thom Andersen is a filmmaker and critic whose works include Reconversion (2012), Red Hollywood (1996), and Eadweard Muybridge, Zoopraxographer (1974). His work was also featured in the 2012 Whitney Biennial. He currently teaches at the California Institute of the Arts. Andersen is most famous for his film Los Angeles Plays Itself, which has gathered a […]

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SCULPTURE: “LE BAISER”, CONSTANTIN BRANCUSI

you can find “Le Baiser” on the grave of Tatiana Rachewskaïa at Montparnase Cemetery. (division 22, section 22)