Paris! Photos! Los Angeles! Beautiful photos and beautiful people and photos of strange and beautiful places, people and things. Photo Paris launched itself in Los Angeles at Paramount Studios in a big and beautiful way. The three day exhibit was packed with attendees taking in 60 international exhibitors representing photographers from 14 countries, as well as books signings, plus the Sound + Vision lecture series and videos.
Here’s just a a taste, an amuse bouche of all that Paris Photo LA had to offer on opening night:
Michael Kohn Gallery
Carolle Benitah, Photos Souvenir Album > Adolescence. Benitah embroidered photographs of herself from birth through 2001. Gallery 127/Marrakesh
Keliy Anderson-Staley, Edelman Gallery/Chicago
The great Weegee, Rent Party Greenwich Village
Karen Knorr, Durga’s Mount, Danziger/New York
Barry McGee, Untitled (Photo Cluster)
Bene Taschen’s Hardhitta Gallery/Cologne
Seydou Keita, Magnin A/Paris
J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere, Magnin-A/Paris
Ken Kitano, our face, Mem/Tokyo. Kitano uses long-exposure technique.
Robert Berman, Robert Berman Gallery
Robert Galstian and artist Mark Oberhofer
Artist Patrick Martinez, Bene Taschen, photographers Gregory Bojorquez and Patrick Hoelck
Marlene Picard photographing the photos.
Tyra Banks has been both sides of the camera points out what she likes.
Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick pose for a photo with a fan.