Never Heard Of Yah: Park Life Store Visit

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011
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Located in the Inner Richmond district of San Francisco since 2006, retail store and art gallery Park Life has become a destination for thoughtfully curated books, prints, jewelry, homewares, tee-shirts, and original fine art. Owners Jamie Alexander and Derek Song opened a secondary business in 2008, a publishing company called Paper Museum Press, which produces artist monographs and catalogues.

Park Life recently received national media attention for receiving a cease-and-desist order from the lawyers of renowned artist Jeff Koons in relation to the Balloon Dog bookends carried in the store. Here are some photos from a recent visit I made.

 

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The back portion of the space is a gallery

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Their current show Bitches Brew, showcases new works from Kelly Tunstall, Marci Washington, Aiyana Udesen, Hellen Jo and Rebecca Ebeling.

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Late afternoon shadows

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Jamie Alexander of Park life in the back room filled with art.

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Thomas Campbell who has an upoming show in February at Park Life

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Derek Song of Park Life

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The infamous balloon dog bookend

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For more info visit www.Parklifestore.com and http://paper-museum.net/

 

-A.McManus

 

 

 

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