• New Coffee Bar // Intelligentsia Hollywood

    Our faithful favorite Silverlake coffee bar Intelligentsia, has set up a new shop in Hollywood. While the Silverlake location is best known for its Instagrammable floor tiles (read #ihavethisthingwithfloors), the new Hollywood location will have you looking up. The mosaic tiled ceiling designed by Los Angeles studio, Standard was inspired by the artist Paul Delongpre, who back in […]

  • WORKAHOLIC // Jean De Merry & Christian Darnaud – Maroselli

    Jean De Merry is a furniture studio located in the heart of the design district in Los Angeles, California, with outposts in Chicago, Dallas and New York. From a small French town where successive generations of his family had operated a leather tanning business for four centuries, De Merry – also a renowned novelist and former restauranteur […]

  • THE NEW // VIDERE LICET “MELTFORMS”

    Los Angeles has a new experimental art and design gallery –  THE NEW. Now on view is a body of work from Videre Licet entitled “Meltforms” The exhibition consists of a series of glass and metal sculptural lightboxes illuminated with internal LED lights. The idea came to life when artistic duo, designer Daniele Albright and design curator Stefan Lawrence, […]

The Work Magazine – Collaboration Issue

 

MYKKI BLANCO // HALLOWEEN RAVE

There is so much to love about Mykki Blanco. The queercore rapper is a fascinating persona and fabulously aggressive performer: the artist is not to be taken lightly. This is why Halloween week in Los Angeles just got a little sweeter: Mykki is coming to town for a big “Halloween Rave” that is being co-produced […]

MICHAEL JANG // COLLEGE

Photographer Michael Jang attended CalArts in the 1970s and he took so many photos that he basically created an unofficial yearbook for the university. The photos are surfacing now and being shared and shared and shared because they captured such a specific, wonderfully careless moment that is in some ways timeless. The images are the subject […]

Artist Crush // Megumi Igarashi

As someone who went to an all women’s art college, I have seen my fair share of vagina art. Perhaps a bit too much. However, Megumi Igarashi’s story is very different. Igarashi, who works under the name Rokudenashiko, which means “good-for-nothing girl” in Japanese, built a kayak shaped like her vagina after raising money through […]

POLAR BLADES // END OF BABES

When a cool dude wants to make a film, you should probably listen to what he says and help him make said film. That is what is happening with all around rad guy Jimmy Marble‘s recent effort to raise money to make two little films. You see, Marble is an ace director, photographer, muralist, and […]

OBJECTS WITHOUT MEANING // SPACE15TWENTY

Taking on Miranda July as your muse and model is a risky venture: she easily makes many things look like adult baby clothes but, when in the right context, she can fucking knock out Giselle as if she were born on a catwalk. This is something that NYC label Objects Without Meaning was very privy to […]

THE DEVIL // LITERALLY WEARS GARETH PUGH

Unless you are North West, us plebeians are still digesting the deluge of shows and media coming out of this year’s Fashion Month. Rodarte got a bit shipwrecked with their latest collection, Viktor & Rolf put a vacuum on their clothing, sucking everything to the side, Chanel decorated the feminism soap box, and both Dolce & Gabbana […]

PROFESSOR POSSESSOR // VIDEO PREMIERE: MYSTICS

Today we bring you an exclusive video premiere from Professor Possessor, an LA-based band that crafts affectional, dance-worthy garage wave that holds subtle similarities with greats like Ace of Base and The Motels. Their newest video, ‘Mystics,’ is inspired by feelings of loneliness, and is a representation of looking for answers on how to cope […]

HALFBLUUD // LA SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT

Back in NYC, we presented a show with Halfbluud and friends at Brooklyn’s, Baby’s All Right. Now Halfbluud is here in LA and playing October 7th at the Satellite in Silverlake. Come reverb the night away with us.

HAIR // A NEW BOOK BY GUIDO PALAU

Hair is a dichotomous thing, a piece of our own living identities while it itself, is quite dead. In Guido Palau’s new book, Hair, he explores its function, pushing the boundaries of what this material can become in the hands of a skilled artist. The images shot by David Sims are both raw and refined, […]

A WORK MAG EXCLUSIVE RELEASE // TREV DESHON vs JAMES BLAKE // RETROGRADE

I remember very distinctively when I first (not only heard but watched) James Blake’s music video for “Retrograde“… I remember thinking, “Damn, this guy knows how to fuck with sound to make you feel like you are part of it.”  Shortly there after I “accidentally” sent a link of it to my EX…whoops.  This song stuck with […]