Les Paradis, Rapport Annuel

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There are more than 800,000 companies based in the British Virgin Islands, but only 28,000 inhabitants. Image © Paolo Woods and Gabriele Galimberti

In the summer of 2016, 11.5 million documents from the world’s fourth largest offshore banking law firm were leaked by an anonymous source, exposing financial and attorney-client information of more than 214,000 offshore companies. The Panama Papers, as they are known, reveal some of the complex structures that allow the extremely wealthy to exploit offshore banking and shell corporations to commit fraud, tax evasion, money laundering, and other crimes.

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Paris Photo Los Angeles Recap

Paris Photo Los Angeles, 2015; image © codylee.co
Paris Photo Los Angeles, 2015; image © codylee.co

We gave an overview of Paris Photo Los Angeles last week in anticipation of its third edition.  The weather was characteristically perfect in LA and the satellite edition of the Paris fair now seems quite established.  News feeds on both coasts were full of Paris Photo Los Angeles for an entire week before early Instagrams began to appear from the Venice Biennale.

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Paris Photo Los Angeles

Paris Photo Los Angeles, 2015 official poster; Skyline Vista, 2014 © Matthew Porter, courtesy Matthew Porter and M+B Gallery
Paris Photo Los Angeles, 2015 official poster; Skyline Vista, 2014 © Matthew Porter, courtesy Matthew Porter and M+B Gallery

Paris Photo Los Angeles returns to Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood from May 1 to 3. In its third edition this year, Paris Photo LA includes 70 galleries with works by 265 artists. Exhibitors come from 17 countries and also include 9 publishers and specialized art book dealers.

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