brussels + paris: hedi slimane

cult man hedi slimane has not one but two shows at almine rech gallery. there's fragments americana, opening thu - feb 24 [5pm-8pm] at the gallery in brussels [1]. on display is a body of photo work that slimane built up over the years in the u.s., and this show can be seen as an extrapolation of sorts of his young american project from 2007. for this show he collaborated with gus van sant, who crafted a sonic piece, and oscar tuazon who presents a series of sculptures. the gallery in paris [2] hosts california dreamin - myths and legends of los angeles, an exhibition that slimane curated and which opens on sat - feb 26. showcased here are works by a variety of artists, including ed ruscha, dennis hopper and raymond pettibon. location [1]: abdijstraat 50 [elsene]. location [2]: 19 rue saintonge [marais]. © hedi slimane