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USC MFA CLASS DROPS OUT IN PROTEST

It was the walk-out heard ’round the world. On May 10 seven first-year students from the USC Roski School of Fine Arts MFA program formally dissolved their degree candidacy in a letter to embattled Dean Erica Muhl. The letter was later published in Art & Education with a foreword by writer and USC lecturer Sarah […]

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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: 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 […]

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WEEKLY WRAP-UP: MAR. 16-22

This week we attended John Baldessari’s exhibition at Marian Goodman Gallery in Paris, celebrated the work of Charles Atlas at the weeklong events series ATLAS IN LA, took a trip to see the Con/Safos project in the L.A. River’s “Bowtie”, took a stroll through Paris’ Parc Monceau, and visited Park View Gallery for its exhibition […]

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EXHIBITION: ‘A NEW RHYTHM’ AT PARK VIEW

Park View’s current show, A New Rhythm, features an impressive lineup of artists: there are works on display by Charles Atlas, Benjamin Carlson, Nancy Lupo, and Silke Otto-Knapp. Tucked two blocks away from the shaded, grassy hills of MacArthur Park, Park View is a gallery space in Paul Soto’s apartment, each wall immaculately spackled and […]

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CON/SAFOS: ART IN THE L.A. RIVER

A short walk south of the Fletcher Bridge, where Glassell Park slopes off into the concrete banks of the L.A. River, is an area known as the Bowtie. Named for its geographic shape, the Bowtie is a crossing-place of sorts: situated across L.A.’s arterial waterway from palm-lined Elysian Park, at the edge of the San […]