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ANDREA FRASER AND VANESSA PLACE AT SCHINDLER HOUSE, LOS ANGELES

Andrea Fraser, Museum Highlights: A Gallery Talk, 1989. Single-channel video (Betacam SP NTSC), color, sound. 30:00 min. (image thehammermuseum.tumblr.com) New Works by Andrea Fraser, Vanessa Place April 9 – June 1, 2014 MAK Center: Schindler House 835 N Kings Road West Hollywood, CA 90069 Andrea Fraser’s work engages the institution of art and its interface with other social fields; Vanessa Place’s work interrogates notions […]

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

Nirvana Alchemy Film (16mm black & white film soaked in lithium mineral hot springs, pennyroyal tea, doused in mud, sopped in bleach, cherry antacid and laxatives – jumping by Finn West & Jwest), 2007, 2 minutes, 51 seconds, 16mm film negative transferred to digital video. [Courtesy of the artist and MARC FOXX, Los Angeles]

JENNIFER WEST: MIND AND MATTER

 Los Angeles-based artist Jennifer West grew up in Topanga Canyon in the 1970s before spending her college years in Seattle and Olympia during the early years of the Riot Grrrl and grunge movements. Inspired by West Coast subcultures, her organic films and printouts depict surfers, beach parties or natural phenomena that she captures on 16, […]

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PARIS, LA #10

PARIS, LA | ISSUE #10 / FALL 2013 SPECIAL ART ISSUE | FRANCE X LOS ANGELES   CONTENTS Jennifer West: Mind and Matter | By Martha Kirszenbaum Portfolio Ceci n’est pas… | By Sébastien Paquet Celui qu’elle espérait | By Neil Beloufa How to Build a House | Jorge Pardo in conversation with Oscar Tuazon Lost in […]

Drawing by Michael Parker from the Clockshop website

THE UNFINISHED: A TEMPORARY PUBLIC SCULPTURE BY MICHAEL PARKER

The Unfinished is a temporary public sculpture by artist Michael Parker, produced by Los Angeles arts and culture non-profit the Clockshop. According to the press release, The Unfinished is an obelisk-shaped excavation located along the banks of the channelized LA River. The horizontal excavation, dug into and through the asphalt of an empty industrial lot, […]

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RAF SIMONS SPRING 2014 SHOW AT GAGOSIAN, PARIS

                      Photos by Giulia Ruberti for PARIS, LA