#know-now Stories

Transform and Function

The boundary-pushing works of Peter Shire come to the MOCA Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles.

Star Montana is a Straight Shooter

For this rising L.A. photographer, capturing art doesn’t have to be complicated.

How A Banker-Turned-Literary Agent Got His Start In The Underground Art Scene

Literary agent John Brockman flouts the boundaries between art and science.

Sonia Boyajian’s Jewelry Captures Surrealist Whimsy

The Hollywood-based designer loves vintage, over-the-top glamour.

How the Mansion From “The Big Lebowski” Wound Up in LACMA’s Collection

Thanks to owner James Goldstein, a Los Angeles personality known for his eccentric style and...

Martine Syms is Self-Determined

The artist approaches her practice not only as her own media platform, but as a business.

Know Now: Jumping In

An artist and a design professor propose a new way forward for fashion with rational dress society.