Alexander Calder’s “Calder: Nonspace” in DTLA

This indoor/outdoor show celebrates the American sculptor's brilliant understanding of space

Alexander Calder is alive in Downtown LA‘s Hauser & Wirth through the brilliant Calder: Nonspace show—the beloved, departed artist’s first solo show in the city since 2013. The exhibition spans work from 1939 to 1976, including the brilliant artist’s mobiles and maquettes, free-standing structures and floating shapes. The title and thematic arc of the show is inspired by novelist James Jones’ notion of “nonspace” in relationship to …

Kibrono’s Kimono-Inspired Outerwear For All Genders

Conceived from friendship, made in LA, and designed for various uses

by Rachel Ciandella Lucas Allen and Blake Landis, founders of Kibrono, traveled together not long after an introduction from mutual friends. While on the trip they found themselves enjoying loose, flowing garments ​which​ they’d borrowed from female friends. That, coupled with an observation that the market didn’t​ offer something similar of quality and for all genders, (and at an affordable price range without compromising the …

Object_ify 139 + Ace Hotel’s Flag Project

Commissioning nine artists to create designs that represent their ideals, and support their chosen organization

After collaborating last year in NYC, Object_ify 139 and Ace Hotel have teamed up on a new project that celebrates design, supports activist organizations and explores hopeful and important values for the future. Simply called “Flags,” the endeavor was born from the disappointment of the 2016 US Presidential elections and the consequential protests and overwhelming action from the public. Commissioning nine artists to design a …