• 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

 

Just Because // Bill the Badass

Who knows if this is real or not, we don’t really care. He reminds me of a little kid, in his socks , at the top of the stairs, discovering shit.  Some of our favorites included.  

ARTIST OF THE MONTH // WEEK 3 ERIN SMITH

flooding sea of happy.   Save

FILM/NOIR // NEW SINGLE AND MUSIC VIDEO

Sexy, smooth, and perfect to get you ready for your Friday.  We are ready, and now you can be too…if you weren’t already. London based experimental art project Film/Noir is made up of Micael Prysler and Tobi Falade. Releasing their new single “After Hours” along with some stunning visuals to match. Film/Noir scrolls the neon lit streets while this […]

Artist Crush // Alison Foshee

Anyone who knows me, knows of my intense love of botanicals. Watercolor, pencil, clay—staples? Yes. Staples. Artist Alison Foshee has turned beautiful pieces of nature into cold hard and yet compellingly beautiful metal art. In her own words: “This series of staple works on paper began in 1998.  I was exploring how everyday materials or found objects […]

HAPPY PRESIDENT’S DAY // CLINTON + LEWINSKY

On this holy day of Presidents, we honor Bill, his philandering ways, and one of our favorite public lies. All because of that dirty blue dress… we hope it was worth it.

Artist of the Month // Week 2 Erin Smith

February brings us the art of Erin Smith, an Australian painter who is sharing a painting a week with us here at Work. This work is titled: Gas / 2014 760mm x 560mm Acrylic / Water Color on Arches 300gsm  

New Column // Visual Magic with Sarah Faith

The Fool “The Fool of course is the wisest of all. The Fool who goes down the road with the alligators at his heels, and the dogs yapping at him, blindfolded on his way, he knows all there is and does nothing about it…nothing could touch him.” — Aleister Crowley Unlimited potential, the protection of innocence, […]

Keith Haring Gala // De Young Museum

‘The Political Line’ is the first major Keith Haring show on the West Coast in nearly two decades. With more than 130 works, this exhibit showcases Haring’s responses to nuclear weapons, racial inequality, excesses of capitalism, environmental disaster and AIDS. One of the most remarkable things about seeing so many pieces so large is to […]

What if your last action before death could be a gift of love to nature?

A Will For the Woods Documentary asks these questions and more as you watch musician and psychiatrist Clark Wang prepare for his own green burial.   Make sure to check out the first Los Angeles screening of this Award Winning Documentary at USC DAVIS School of Gerontology WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 18 Davis School of Gerontology 3715 McClintock […]

IMRI // MUSIC MADE BY MAGIC

Producer and artist Ethan DeLorenzo met IMRI while working on a goat farm in North Sonoma County.  It seemed like it was a set up by the vortex Gods, so they went with it.  Since then, they have worked together to complete a full debut album that will be launching later this year. If you […]

VALENTINE’S DAY HIGH TEA // OJAI

Le Picnic, an exciting new food-centric brand championing quality and community above all else, are holding a pop-up this Saturday for Valentine’s Day. Indulge yourself with an artisinal high tea spread, make new friends, and enjoy the magic that is Ojai, California. Seating times are at 11:30am and 3pm, $50 per person. All the details […]

Artist of the Month // February // Erin Smith

February brings us the art of Erin Smith, an Australian painter who is sharing a painting a week with us here at Work. This work is titled The Kids are alright / 2014 760mm x 560mm Acrylic / Water Color on Arches 300g

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: 5 THINGS THAT DIDN’T LACK AT ALAC // Art Los Angeles Contemporary

Last weekend it was that one-time of year in Los Angeles where three big international art happenings happened simultaneously— otherwise known as Superbowl weekend to the rest of the world.  The first and longest running in the trio of art fairs to hit was Art Los Angeles Contemporary (ALAC).  Self-heralded and collector-acclaimed as ‘the International Contemporary Art […]

Workaholic / Michael Felix / Design Studio

Michael Felix designs and produces upholstered goods in Southern California. A 3rd generation upholstery designer, Michael started from the ground up as a sample-maker’s assistant in the furniture factory founded in 1959 by his grandfather. His in-depth understanding of classic upholstery techniques makes for a collection that is thoughtfully designed, structurally engineered and made for a […]

NEW YORK CITY // PHEROMONE HOTBOX

Open now at the Steven Kasher gallery in NYC is “Pheromone Hotbox,” a photography show celebrating the work of five female artists: Aneta Bartos, Shae DeTar, Olivia Locher, Marianna Rothen and Work Magazine contributor, Amanda Charchian. While each photographer explores feminine energy and forms in her own unique way, the show flows together beautifully, celebrating […]