Christina Catherine Martinez

Azzedine Alaļa

Palais Galliera, City of Paris Museum of Fashion

November 2013

For Tunisian-born designer Azzedine Alaïa’s first Parisian retrospective, Musée Galliera director Olivier Saillard christened the museum’s newly renovated galleries with a strong yet subtle exhibition that reflects the return of the … READ ON

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Fresh and Refresh

The 5th Perform Chinatown

August 2013 LOS ANGELES

SHOWING UP TO A PARTY at all is in itself a gesture of deference in Los Angeles, where La Cienega Boulevard may as well be the International Date Line. The weekend before last saw a host of events, literally traversing one end of the city to… READ ON

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By the Book

The LA Art Book Fair

February 2013 LOS ANGELES

LAST THURSDAY NIGHT’S launch of the debut LA Art Book Fair at the Geffen Contemporary at MoCA took not just the building but also social-media sites and apps by storm, an earnest frenzy that had settled into a simple fact of life by the … READ ON

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