Artist Luchita Hurtado’s Sudden Success at 99

Venezeula-born, California-based artist Luchita Hurtado’s success at 99 years old came rather late (she’s been painting since the 1940s) and somewhat unintentionally, but she’s embraced it. For many years, she was known as an artist’s wife (she was married to Austrian surrealist Wolfgang Paalen, then American painter Lee Mullican, with whom she has a son, artist Matt Mullican) and spent “decades cheering them on while quietly …

‘Reigning Men’ at LACMA

Commune Design sets the scene for an extensive new menswear-through-history exhibition in Los Angeles

Currently at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), rain pours down inside and men fill the galleries. On the first floor of BCAM, Random International’s Rain Room continues its global frenzy and naturally become one of LA’s most popular Instagrammable experiences. On the second floor of this Renzo Piano-designed building, images of the male experience rule the conversation in every direction. To the …

Sumzine Slow Fashion Magazine

This alternative publication is sparking a much-needed dialogue about the fashion industry

No one knows more about the ins and outs of the fashion industry than a stylist who truly has a finger on the pulse of everything industry-related—from designers to buyers, manufacturers, retailers and publications. So when Jamie Ortega—a stylist with a decade of experience working in fashion—says there’s something wrong with the industry, it’s wise to listen. According to Ortega, fast fashion’s high costs are …