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ART LOS ANGELES CONTEMPORARY

This weekend the Art Los Angeles Contemporary fair has taken over the historic Barker Hanger at the Santa Monica Airport. The towering, vaulted space is perfect for a large art fair like this one, having previously housed Chanel runway shows and art world benefits. Dozens of international galleries have set up shop here, with exhibitors […]

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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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WEEKLY WRAP UP | DEC. 9-13, 2014

This week on the blog we visited the new exhibition Paris De Noche at Night Gallery; we had a review on the last days at Art Basel Miami; we passed by Faire des Fleurs, a show curated by Camille Azaïs at Florence Loewy;  we heard about a new limited edition: Initiation; and we finally saw […]

THOMAS DEMAND’S PACIFIC SUN

THOMAS DEMAND’S PACIFIC SUN

Pacific Sun, a stop-motion film by photographer Thomas Demand, begins screening in the lobby level of the Broad Contemporary Art Museum this weekend. Demand constructs and photographs elaborate paper sets, inspired by real locations in world news and everyday life. The extreme finesse of his paper reproductions make it difficult to distinguish between the real […]

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INITIATION

In August of 2014, letterpress studio Bullhorn Press moved into Otherwild, a shop and graphic design studio in Echo Park. In the spirit of their newfound collaboration, Otherwild’s Rachel Berks and Bullhorn’s Jaye Fishel founded INITIATION, a limited edition letterpress print series featuring the work of 18 notable Los Angeles artists. From Otherwild’s website: The […]

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FAIRE DES FLEURS AT FLORENCE LOEWY

Mondrian painted flowers. We know of about one hundred fifty paintings and drawings by him representing almost invariably a solitary flower emerging from a neutral ground, painted with expression and vigor. There is a great contrast between Mondrian’s paintings of flowers and his neo- plastic system, which he developed in parallel; and if they remain […]

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ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH DAY 4: REFLECTIONS ON DEPARTURE

Paris, LA’s final day at Art Basel was spent perusing missed booths at the Miami Beach Convention Center’s main fair, and soaking up the last few rays of sunshine on the beach. There was perhaps no better way to bookend a whirlwind tour of art and culture on both sides of Biscayne Bay, stretching into […]