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The General Sherman Tree

THE GENERAL SHERMAN TREE

The General Sherman Tree is the largest living organism on earth! It lives in Sequoia National Park in California. In 1879 it was named by James Wolverton, a naturalist who served as a lieutenant under General Sherman in the American Civil War.  I visited the park this past weekend and was blown away by the great mass and […]

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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

Ivan Grubanov, Dead Flags, 2013, acrylic on canvas, dimensions variable

SQUARE(S) AT FRANCOIS GHEBALY GALLERY, LOS ANGELES

The exhibition Square(s) opened this past weekend at Francois Ghebaly Gallery, and is on view until July 12th. Square(s) is exceptional in it’s political subject matter, especially for a summer group exhibition at a commercial gallery in Los Angeles. This is an important exhibition with stellar work, not be missed. Next weekend, on Saturday June 28th, interventions by […]

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NUMBER EIGHT: STURTEVANT AT JULIA STOSCHEK COLLECTION IN DÜSSELDORF

Last week, I met the collector Herman Daled in his house, Hotel Wolfers, built by Henry Van de Velde. He told me he was really impressed by Julia Stoschek’s collection based in Düsseldorf. I have never been to Düsseldorf, but now I would like to go. The current show presents the work of the American artist Sturtevant […]

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DECORUM: CARPETS AND TAPESTRIES BY ARTISTS

A very unique exhibition is currently on view in Shanghai, Decorum: Carpets and Tapestries by Artists features over one hundred examples of woven works. The carpets and tapestries span four continents and date from the 6th Century to today. The exhibition features examples of fiber art from, among others, China, Egypt, Bulgaria, the Arts & […]

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ANN VERONICA JANSSENS AT THE NEW SPACE OF MICHELINE SZWAJCER IN BRUSSELS

Micheline Szwajcer has opened a new gallery in Brussels, after leaving Anvers. The space is located near the courthouse, at Regence Street 67. For her first show in Brussels, she presents a solo exhibition of Ann Veronica Janssens until July 26th. Beautiful! “Simple shapes in plaster are mounted to the walls. They are made following the […]

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DoPe PRESS AT “I NEVER READ” ART BOOK FAIR BASEL

Our very own DoPe Press will be at I NEVER READ, ART BOOK FAIR BASEL, this week! DoPe Press will be presenting LIVE, a new book by American artist Oscar Tuazon, and MAGAZINE, a new edition by Swiss, Paris-based jewelry maker Ligia Dias. On Thursday, June 19th at 5pm, Oscar Tuazon and Ligia Dias will both […]