• 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

 

Heroin or Cocaine?

Lorenzo Antico is a London based filmmaker who shared with us this visual browsing of how drugsare a factor used very often in the movies using first titles that came to mind. Heroin or Cocaine? from Lorenzo Antico on Vimeo.

Artist Crush // Liesl Pfeffer

Currently crushing hard on Liesl Pfeffer‘s Garden Study series for a multitude of reasons, the first being that she actually uses the scientific name for each!!! Then you get to the art. Liesl has completely mastered the skill of complex minimalism. Her shapes are simplified while the textures of the images she uses in her collages […]

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. // CELEBRATING THE MAN WHO HAD A DREAM

May we all take a moment today to honor and appreciate a brilliant mind that believed in justice and equality above all. As a society, we still have a long way to go to abolish discrimination based on the fear of the other, but thanks in much part to Martin Luther King Jr., we are […]

PHOTO LA

It’s art fair season in Los Angeles… kicking-off this weekend with the LA Art Show and the 24th iteration of the international exposition photo la.  Returning to downtown’s historic LA Mart fortress The REEF January 15-18th, photo la showcases a lens-based potpourri ranging from the 19th Century to contemporary explorations.  In addition to a 3-day public program of lectures, […]

ISSUE 7 // Artist Sarah Sitkin

Issue 7 is very close to being finished for you (and for us). Sarah Sitkin will be featured as one of the many amazing artists we have to share with you. Sarah’s work is haunting, disturbing, beautiful, and multi-layered in its physical collaboration. Each piece tells a story but also brings forth a psychological question […]

Exclusive Work Release // Misty X by Feather Revs

I am pretty excited about this new discovery brought to my attention from our friends over at Manimal .  This music video makes me want to time travel with a bag of shrooms and have a dance off with myself.  I can’t wait to hear the album in it’s entirety and say to the sounds.  More […]

LITTLE SECRETS // KESTRIN PANTERA X NIKI SCHWAN

Director Kestrin Pantera was so inspired by stylist Niki Schwan’s new store that she wrote and directed a ‘Goldilocks-meets-Gaga film’ called “Little Secrets,” which takes place in Schwan’s fashion boutique: Girl breaks into store after-hours to live her dress-up fantasy and sneaks out… perhaps to do it again another night. Schwan has styled artists from […]

FOXYGEN // PERFORMANCE RETURNS

I was just having a conversation with myself about the lack of showmanship I seem to be coming across when going to live events.  Yes they may seem nice and entertaining, calm and deep…but after revisiting “Rock and Roll Circus”  that the Rolling Stones put on decades ago, and the emotion they gave to their audience […]

WOAH’S TOP 12 LA ART SHOWS // OF 2014

Anyone who wants to use the old way of thinking that LA’s art scene is lacking can take a moment to check out our friend WOAH’s recap of  their 12 LA Art Shows of 2014. #WOAHPicks include some of our personal favorite shows.  We hope you were curious enough to have gone to some of […]

Weather better // by Yasi Salek

If this isn’t a movie, then please explain why you are sitting on the plush blue couch in our room at the Hampton Inn in Oxnard of all places quietly playing your guitar and singing “Be My Baby” while I lay face down on the lumpy white comforter on the bed (at least one of […]

ADRIAN RODRIGUEZ // A MIX FOR THE NEW YEAR

Adrian Rodriguez has come together with his eclectic library of music to create a playlist for your 2015, or 2010, or 2020…It’s a timeless combination of sounds for your ears just in time for your anytime of the year.  And in honor of issue 7 set to launch in a few short months, he has put together […]

LIPS // A FILM BY CARTER QUICK // MUSIC BY MOBY

Carter Quick is a Los Angeles based artist capturing traces of youth, pornography, violence, fashion, and the surreal.  His main emphasis is in working with personalities conceptualized in often extreme scenarios. ” LIPS was inspired by the pleasures that the unknown can bring.  It’s what we do not see while blinded by lust that drives our […]

MANIA // ALEXANDER WANG

In the summer of 2013, a group of die-hard T by Alexander Wang fans got a very special treat: the chance to clamor each other in the name of free stuff. The video below paints a terrifying picture of a consumer culture so desperate for more that all shreds of humanity are lost in the […]

HERB FRIENDS FOR WINTER // Part 1

Lizanne Deliz from @eyeofcrowherbs has lent us some of her knowledge to get us through this season.   The winter season with its weathers, its holidays, and for some of us its connotations of extended blood-family time, make it a particularly appropriate time to get serious about nourishing ourselves in loving, earth-based ways. Our plant (and […]