Dreams are serious business in La La Land, home to Hollywood, this is a city where fantastical thoughts are encouraged. Ruggedly good looking, deeply creative, with a sunny disposition to boot, Los Angeles is an electrifying whirlpool of creativity.
SUNDAY FUNDAY IN SMORGASBURG
Los Angeles’s answer to the famous Brooklyn-based food bonanza might have been dubbed ‘the better version of Smorgasburg’ for more than few reasons: authentic Mexican food options, insta-grammable everything, sunny skies – whatever the reason, you will not want to miss out on LA’s newest food fair.
SHINE AT MONA – MUSEUM OF NEON ART
The Museum of Neon Art encourages learning, curiosity and expression through the preservation, collection and interpretation of neon, electric and kinetic art. MONA is the only museum in the world devoted exclusively to exhibiting electric and kinetic fine art, and it boasts outstanding examples of historic neon signs from over three decades.
TULIPANS AT MARCIANO ART FOUNDATIONS
Kusama’s exuberant sculptural installation With All My Love For The Tulips, I Pray Forever (2011) exemplifies the dualism found throughout her work. Shown here for the first time in Los Angeles, the oversized flower-potted tulips are painted with the same red polka dots as the floor, ceiling, and walls, creating an immersive viewing experience while at the same time diminishing the appearance of depth. This work exemplifies Kusama’s singular vision and her distinctive gift for drawing viewers into the work on a deeply level.
DOVER STREET MARKET LA
Downtown Los Angeles just welcomed the latest and first west coast post for celebrated concept retailer Dover Street Market. 15,000-square-foot warehouse-like space will include deidcated retail spaces for brands NikeLab, Noah, Palace and more in addition to a Rose Bakery with indoor and outdoor seating, serving locally sourced seasonal food.
TEEN-CENTRIC BEAUTY: RILEY ROSE
This new teen-centric beauty brand from Forever 21 boasts a very interactive retail space. There are neon signs hung above tablets that play tutorials and flash the latest photographs that were tagged #rileyrose on socials.