Richard Galpin: Elephant (Ten Thousand Revolutions per Minute)

The British artist explores gentrification through his mind-boggling, colorfully abstract photographs on view at London's Hales Gallery

British artist Richard Galpin is best known for his scalpel-cut photographs of cities, but for his fifth solo exhibition—”Elephant (Ten Thousand Revolutions per Minute)”— on now at London’s Hales Gallery, the artist left his old methods behind, choosing instead to create a wall installation. A steel stud-work structure projects from the wall of the gallery, supporting 10 large panels of photographic paper on which Galpin’s …

Aether LA Motorcycle Ride

An urban adventure with the city's favorite outdoor apparel brand

The inaugural AETHERmoto ride in Los Angeleshosted by Aether Apparelwas an experiment in urban exploration. Both Aether founders, Jonah Smith and Palmer West, are avid riders and have gone on numerous excursions with RawHyde Adventures into the wilderness on the West Coast but neither had experienced any organized programs in a city. The duo teamed up with Jim Rawhyde and created a custom route to …

Word of Mouth Paris: Bars and Restaurants

From hidden gems to the classically French, our top picks for eating and drinking in La Ville-Lumière

by David Graver and Katie Olsen Everybody has a recommendation to offer regarding a trip to Paris; those who have visited “La Ville-Lumière” claim a favorite spot and are ever-eager to share it. Generally, however, they’re all quite personal or, on the contrary, quite touristy. It’s a city known for the best in food and culture—and rightfully so—with countless remarkable offerings, but it’s a place …