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14TH INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION / VENICE

For our upcoming PARIS, LA issue on ALTERNATIVE HABITATION, we have visited the 14th International Architecture Exhibition, titled Fundamentals and directed by Rem Koolhaas. In complement of a portfolio of images published in our issue, this week we will post on this blog images and videos from the Biennale. The exhibition runs until November 23, […]

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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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THE CORPSE FLOWER

This weekend, Titan Arum (Amorphophallus titanum), one of the largest flowering plants in the world, bloomed at the Huntington Library & Gardens. Titan Arum is also known by the nickname “The Corpse Flower,” for the awful scent it gives off. The plant only flowers every couple of years, for about two days at a time, and it […]

1961 photograph by Ralph Crane documenting “Black Cat Auditions in Hollywood.”  

For Tales of Terror (1962) by Roger Corman

WEEKLY WRAP UP | AUG. 18-22, 2014

This week we started off with some documentation of Another Cats Show at 356 Mission, Los Angeles, announced an evening of powerpoint presentations at Machine Project by the Los Angeles Seminary for Civic and Embodied Art (LASECA), shared photographs from the Peter Hujar exhibition at Maureen Paley in London, watched the 1959 film The Savage Eye, […]

Photo Credit: Jeny Amaya and Mackenzie Hoffman 
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BUILDING : A SIMULACRUM OF POWER

This Sunday August 24th at 6:45pm, Clockshop presents building: a simulacrum of power on the site of The Unfinished. The performance takes place at Bowtie Project, 2800 Casitas Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90039 (see map) Please join us for building: a simulacrum of power, a performance by Rafa Esparza with artist Rebeca Hernandez on the site of Michael […]

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SOMETIMES MAYBE : MARGARET LEE

Margaret Lee Sometimes Maybe The Green Gallery | 125 N. Harvey Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302 Transitions are not always easy and it might be fair to say that often times they are difficult. It’s hard to know the best course of action. Tenacity helps but sometimes it’s ok to settle into the maybe. Drawings […]

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LUCIO FONTANA AT MAM

Last days. Beautiful. You should have a look.