LA Artists + Galleries Represent Their City at Frieze Los Angeles 2019

Several national and international fairs in the City of Angeles saw strong local work

For the first time ever, Los Angeles hosted the Frieze art fair, which was set against the Paramount Pictures Studios backlot. Simultaneously, various homegrown art events—Hollywood Roosevelt’s Felix Art Fair, the Art Los Angeles Contemporary (ALAC) and the indoor-outdoor Spring/Break Art Show—were being held. And, while each fair featured impressive works from around the world, each also celebrated Californian talents that make the area so special. Here, we …

CAKE’s First Street Legal Bike: Kalk&

A design delight for the daily commute or an off-road adventure

Influenced by downhill and enduro mountain bikes, the Kalk& (from Swedish brand CAKE) might be based on utilitarian creations, but it looks like something from another world. This is CAKE‘s first street legal electric motorcycle (in Europe and the US) and, with that, comes a super-light ride that can easily take you off-road. Unlike its predecessor, the off-road Kalk OR, this new iteration features mirrors, a license …

Notes: Navigating Bhutan Before, During + After

A remote nation known as the Last Great Himalayan Kingdom for a reason

At a Christmas Eve gala dinner in Agra, India (home of the Taj Mahal), I approached an American family that sat nearby. A part of me wanted to hear the familiar accent, another part wanted their take on the atypical holiday extravaganza we were attending. After introductions, we began to talk about our world travels and I explained that I’d just come from Bhutan. “Did …