ART: 'California Dreamin' curated by Hedi Slimane
Hedi Slimane, now a US resident, is curating an exhibition ‘California Dreamin: Myths & Legends of Los Angeles’ which examines his adopted home and current obsession: LA. The show, which opens at Galerie Almine Rech’s Paris space next Saturday (vernissage on Fri), will include works from LA art stars like Ed Ruscha, Chris Burden, John Baldessari or Dennis Hopper, aswell as Jim Shaw, Mike Kelley and Raymond Pettibon. A new book ‘Anthology of a Decade’ (Ringier) will be released soon too: the selection of 175 color photographs traverse the music scene, the New York art scene, street fashion and haute couture and record Slimane’s early years in the fashion industry, before, during and after his tenures at Yves Saint Laurent and Christian Dior.
Sat 26 Feb-26 March 2011. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm.
Galerie Almine Rech, 19 rue de Saintonge, 3rd. www.galeriealminerech.com/