• Marianna Rothen // Shadows in Paradise

    A red dress is lying like a carcass on the lawn. Shoes abandoned next to it; the chair tipped up. A discarded blonde wig no longer means anything – no longer screams siren or bombshell or sex; only emptiness. And the question of what happened here. If the women in Marianna Rothen’s earlier series (Snow […]

  • Workaholic // Camille Vignaud

    Camille Vignaud is a designer and artist who launched her own agency in 2011, within just a few short years of leaving university. Her desire then was to bring more of her personal artistry to graphic design, and it’s an ambition she certainly attains. Her dream-like aesthetic now gets filtered through books, websites, and entire […]

  • WORK EDITORIAL // FW / 17 – GRAPHIC FALL

    We do what we want.  What is a trend? And do you follow them, or do you make your own rules? Slick your hair back, draw some shapes on your face, play with color, and leave your house. Expression is in the self and the self is where it’s at. FALL – WINTER 2017   […]

  • WORKAHOLIC // VINCENT POCSIK

    With a background in art and music and formal training in architecture, Vincent Pocsik is a creative in the purest sense. His premier furniture collection features the diversity of his skills, presenting lyrical movement and structural abstraction. Series 001 features designs that stretch and curve, bulging in unexpected and typically ignored places. The anatomy of […]

  • NEW WORK // Photo London

    There couldn’t be more happening at Photo London. The newly-instituted 4-day exhibition, which features galleries from London, Paris and New York among others, boasts of being the largest photography event in the UK, and returned in May for its second showcase of the medium.  At a time when the bounds of what photography is and […]

  • PARACHUTE MARKET // JUNE 18 – 19 // LETS GO!

    Come on down to our block for the 6th rendition of Parachute Market in The Arts District downtown for LA Design Week. The theme, “Alone Together,” encourages our creative community to explore who we are without a lens and why we thrive in community. The Digital Age has connected and disconnected us in ways never before […]

  • A Film by Justin Tyler Close + Nouel Riel // 1619 Silverlake Blvd. //exclusive release

    Nouel Riel is one of the most wild and unexpected forces I have met.  The fire in her eyes tells me to expect any unexpectedness from her actions.  Like a child, she looks at things as if they are there to her for the first time.  Justin Tyler Close, friend, former roommate, and fellow artist, […]

  • NSFW music video by GODMA // DIRECTED by GLORIA NOTO

    ” Inspired by feelings of isolation, self recognition & rejection, ‘PWROVRU’ is the brand new (NSFW) video from experimental R&B artist, GODMA. GODMA dives into a world of her own reflecting her emotions as she becomes a spectator in a world full of over consumption & over stimulation. Invading Little Tokyo, the video was shot […]

The Work Magazine – Collaboration Issue

 

Happy Valentine’s // John Stezaker & The Kiss

“I always knew what i was going to do in life; there was only one thing I was obsessed by.” John Stezaker We’ll call it a Valentine’s treat. Some preview images from our upcoming feature, a collaboration with artist John Stezaker. Stay tuned to see us publish previously unreleased works by the collagist and photographer, all around […]

Spatially Speaking // Art show

Some of our favorite LA based artists are coming together in one house.  We don’t even know what we will do with all of this in one night…probably explode.   Save

TO GIVE

  Sappho via Riot of Perfume magazine; photo credit – Elena Larsson   Save Save

Workaholic // Milly Dent

The abstract patterns of Milly Dent’s porcelain objects coil in the mind like they coil round the clay they decorate. Only three years after her graduation, Dent’s unique aesthetic – bathed in the blues of Sydney’s rock harbours and pale shores – has already captivated galleries, along with those who embrace her designs purely in […]

Contemporary Fine Artist // Nouel Riel – Interview and First SOLO show

Nouel Reil’s multilayer, mixed media pieces in her first solo show , A New Mythos, are layered not only in texture and color but in content and meaning.  Stemming from the uprooting that comes along with taking perspective of one’s own life and how we have become who we are, she takes on personas that […]

ARTIST CRUSH // PETRA CORTRIGHT

WE <3 PETRA ! LA artist, Petra Cortright,  uses a range of mediums, both digital and analog, to explore the aesthetics and performative cultures of online consumption.  Her first video, vvebcam (2007), has been canonized and discussed in academia as an important work in the history of video art.  In addition to her personal work, she has […]

Workaholic // Wolfe von Lenkiewicz

The art world is hardly devoid of characteristic and idiosyncratic individuals, yet even among these, Wolfe von Lenkiewicz stands out. At first glance his work is a reproduction: a painstaking recreation of works that have defined the canon of art history and the visual culture of today. But look closer and and a wealth of […]

Living across continents is a hazy state of mind // By Elena Ellen

Living across continents is a hazy state of mind. In London I wake up and it’s dark. The sun cuts soft across an outstretched landscape of roofs and tall, packed houses, being slowly transformed into day. The stereotypes are wrong: that first heady dose of sunlight is not blue, it’s green. A fresh wash of colour that’s […]

Narcissister // WORK MAG Contributor ARTIST FOCUS

Work Magazine contributor, Narcissister , is a mixed media performance and fine artist.  Her identity remains one of mystery and her content continues to make the viewer uncomfortable – thoughtful – turned on.  Just how we like them.  You can see select pieces in this issue of The Work Magazine. Narcissister works within the worlds […]

WORKAHOLIC // ATELIER DE TROUPE

With the downtown Los Angeles art scene starting most conversations in LA these days, we thought to shed light on another scene taking place in West Adams. The design world is setting up shop around West Jefferson Blvd with studios belonging to celebrated designers like the Haas Brothers and Los Angeles’ Atelier de Troupe. Atelier […]

Is it 1997? // 7AM Anniversary Party

Sometimes dreams do come true. I have wished to experience life as a twenty something ( well, 30 something in reality ) in the 90’s.  Either it was whatever I was under the influence of the other night, or it is happening. Walking through crowds of young ones rocking the whatever forever attitude with music […]

Elena Larsson // New Work Magazine Contributor and Artist

London and Sydney based artist Elena Larsson brings to life moments in time that feel like a memory – something you are trying to let go of but can’t seem to release, owing to the severe intimacy they hold over your heart. We are excited to have her as a regular contributor to the Work magazine family. Below are […]

WORKAHOLIC // MASTER BARBERS OF IMPERIAL BARBER PRODUCTS

With a combined 30 years in the Los Angeles, London and New York City barber culture, Master Barbers, Scott Serrata and Pedro Zermeno have worked tirelessly to perfect the craft of classic American men‘s styling. Inspiration came from years behind the chair grooming their clients and never finding the one perfect product that met their standards. Pomades, gels […]

WORKAHOLIC // CALLIDUS GUILD

Yolande Batteau is the founder and creative visionary behind the work of Callidus Guild. When meeting her in person you immediately realize, she herself, is just as enchanting as the wallpaper she creates. Her magical studio is tucked away in Brooklyn in the neighborhood of Clinton Hill. This fine art studio flourishes with their unique, […]

HUMANSHAPES // NORA ROTHMAN – STRANGE // EXCLUSIVE WORK RELEASE

When conceptual creative genius Nathan Kim asks you to art direct one of his videos, you say yes.  That is exactly what Gloria Noto, our Editor-in-Chief did when presented the opportunity to work with him and the incredible song bird, Nora Rothman.  Her music has a twist of delicate sweetness mixed with a humorous perversion, just […]