A still from Breakaway (1966), directed by Bruce Conner.
View a screening:
Paris LA creators called upon curator Douglas Fogle to assemble some shorts for a “Sound and Vision” public program. Take in unique pieces like Philippe Parreno’s 2000 film Anywhere Out of the World on Stage 31 or Bruce Conner’s Breakaway from 1966 on Stage 32. View the full screening schedule at parisphoto.com.
A BMW M1 Group 4 racing version painted by pop artist Andy Warhol.
Take a spin in BMW’s Art Car:
You can’t actually drive the vehicle, per se, but you can admire the M1 BMW Art Car painted by Andy Warhol. The display coincides with a 10-year celebration of the partnership between BMW and Paris Photo, and features the original 1979 Art Car raced in Le Mans, which was painted by the Pope of Pop Art himself.
HAITI 2013 - Mairie de Petion-ville, by Jim Goldberg/Magnum Photos.
See the art:
Be sure to swing by the “Acqua #3” exhibit by event sponsor Giorgio Armani, which includes images of Haitians struggling to find access to clean drinking water by Jim Goldberg. The exhibition is part of Armani’s “Acqua for Life” project, which helps spread clean drinkable water for Green Cross International in Ghana and Bolivia, and now for J/P Haitian Relief Organization, Sean Penn’s NGO.
Martin Parr signing his book Life's a Beach from Editions Xavier Barral at Paris Photo 2012.
Attend a book signing:
The range of artists journeying to this event is staggering, so don’t miss an opportunity to meet some of the most prolific photographers of our time, and take home a signed keepsake. California-based artists signing their works include Catherine Opie at Artbook D.A.P.’s booth on Friday, April 26 at 5:30 pm, Doug Rickard at the Aperture Foundation’s booth on Saturday, April 27 at 1 pm, or Chris McCaw at Artbook D.A.P. on Saturday, April 27 at 2 pm. View the full signing program at parisphoto.com
Catch a conversation at the Sherry Lansing Theater at Paramount Pictures Studios.
Listen to a conversation:
Also part of the “Sound and Vision” programming is a series of conversations between artists and filmmakers that explore the relationship between still and moving pictures. Head to the Sherry Lansing Theatre at the Paramount Pictures Studios for some standout talks like one between Gregory Crewdson and Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner, which will be introduced by Marc-Olivier Wahler, the founder of the Chalet Society in Paris, at 2 pm on April 27. Or pencil in the closing conversation on Sunday, April 28 at 4 pm with artist Sharon Lockhart and Phil Collins, featuring an introduction by sound and vision curator Douglas Fogle.
Paris Photo LA comes to Paramount Studios this weekend (April 26-28), marking an exchange of photography and creative ideas between Los Angeles and Paris. Derived from the prestigious photography fair Paris Photo, Los Angeles’ iteration of the event provides the same exclusive access to covetable contemporary and modern works, with an added focus on the LA arts scene. See our five musts below. Tickets are available on parisphoto.com. 5555 Melrose Ave., Hollywood