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PLACES: PEHRSPACE

Tucked into the back of an unassuming stucco strip mall on Glendale Boulevard in Echo Park is pehrspace, a veteran institution in L.A.’s underground music scene. This tiny venue hosts an eclectic range of musical performances and fine art, with sets from noise bands, folk singers, and experimental electronic composers alike. The walls and entryway […]

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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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LOST AND FOUND MANIFESTO

  For the new PARIS, LA #4 poster the American author ARIANA REINES turns the YSL MANIFESTO itself into a poem, taking the words as her own, transforming it into an intimate declaration of “Resolute Elegence”. As a end result, ten different versions of the poster have been realized. All coming from the orginal Yves […]

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McCARTHY AT FONDAZIONE NICOLA TRUSSARDI

From May 20 to July 4, 2010, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi presents Pig Island, the first major solo show in an Italian institution by Paul McCarthy. Fondazione Nicola Trussardi has invited the legendary American artist Paul McCarthy to conceive a project for Palazzo Citterio—one of the most unusual places in the city of Milan, located right […]

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NEW ISSUE #4 OUT WEDNESDAY 19 MAY!!!

PARIS, LA #4 Summer 2010 On the POSTER — LOST AND FOUND MANIFESTO, a tribute to the YSL woman by ARIANA REINES. On WRITING — LE RÊVE DE D’ALEMBERT, Marie Jager’s collages, accompanied by an 18th century dialogue on the theory of materialism by Diderot, create an abstract piece of poésie. On SOUVENIR — Bettina […]

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NAME DROPING

Art Since the Summer of ’69 is proud to present a special project, Name-Dropping, by Ligia Dias. Known for her precisely built Bauhaus themed jewelry, and collaborations with Lanvin’s Alber Elbaz and Comme des Garcons’ Rei Kawakubo, this is Dias’ first solo show in a gallery, and the first extensive presentation of her work in […]

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ELYSIAN ANON

GIO BLACK PETER recently came to perform in LA at a small downtown venue. I wanted to commemorate his visit and photograph him while he was here. There is a place at the top of Eysian Fields in Echo Park that is famous for anonymous man on man cruising. This is where Gio and I […]