The third annual Los Angeles Art Book Fair, presented by Printed Matter, is upon us! Paris, LA will be at the fair all weekend. Come peruse the packed galleries of the MOCA Geffen Contemporary and say hello! We’ll be selling new and old issues of the magazine.
Paris, LA wishes you a joyous holiday season! Stay tuned for our year end review starting December 27.
‘The Aleph?’ I repeated. ‘Yes, the only place on earth where all places are – seen from every angle, each standing clear, without any confusion or blending’ – Jorge Luis Borges, “The Aleph” So begins “Taking Los Angeles Apart: Towards a Postmodern Geography”, the final chapter in Edward W. Soja’s landmark book Postmodern Geographies: The […]
“dosen, cassetten, Zeugs” Manfred Pernice’s sculptures – primarily boxes and containers with cylindrical or cuboid shapes implying a “boxed world” – have recently become more prismatic, plastic positions. The chipboard, plywood, tile, iron and concrete used in these sculptures are materials primarily associated with handicraft, but when combined with texts, drawings, newspaper clippings, photocopies, everyday […]
This week, as the winter solstice approached, Paris, LA visited Supple Expansions at Freedman Fitzpatrick Gallery in Los Angeles, celebrated the launch of the Allan Kaprow.Posters book, listened to the captivating sounds of pianist Francesco Tristano, visited Jesse Stecklow‘s solo show at M+B Gallery, and studied new paintings by Sergej Jensen at Regen Projects.
“Classic” Primarily known for his minimalistic works, in which nonpainterly materials and textile supports were employed as the main subject, Sergej Jensen for the first time presents a new group of works that entirely shows a figurative type of painting. While referring to motifs drawing back to old etchings and classical canvases, the works combine […]