Supervsn, LA streetwear brand founder Gavin Mathieu, built on what he calls “high frequency vibration energy” and has collaborated with streetwear star Union on a collection that draws on what the brand is known as referred to as intergenerational and interracial connection. Dubbed SUPERUNION, the nine-piece collection includes the Unity Tee ($48), Dojo Track Jacket ($168), and Dojo Track Pant ($108). SUPERUNION will be available online and at Union’s LA and Tokyo locations, with an in-store experience in the La Brea outpost. supervsn.com; unionlosangeles.com
Gabriela Ruiz, “Futurition”
LA loves Gabriela Ruiz, the multimedia artist whose work captivates you with texture, color and emotion and refuses to let go. Don’t miss Ruiz’s latest exhibition, Futurition, at Galerie Anat Ebgi in Wilshire. “As with all Ruiz projects, ‘Futurition’ is is an invitation for the viewer to peer into the artist’s self-described chaotic thought process,” says the gallery. The exhibition consists of everything from sculptural paintings to video projections in a display of Ruiz’s consciousness. Until March 26th. 6150 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles. anatebgi.com
Calvin Klein Spring 2022
In Calvin Klein’s Spring 2022 ad campaign, musician and “Euphoria” star Dominic Fike is seen skating down a hill with LA’s own skate crews Boos Cruise and Crenshaw Skate Club, not to mention Vince Staples straight into the camera with a megawatt smile. It’s a celebration of community with some of LA’s best. Check out the campaign and shop the collection below calvinklein.us.
Alfonso Gonzalez Jr., “There Was There”
Haven’t you seen the signs posted on phone polls across town? Alfonso Gonzalez Jr.’s highly anticipated debut solo show There Was There opened at the Matthew Brown Gallery last month and the last day to see it is March 19th. The artist’s work meticulously and thoughtfully captures the landscape of an LA that’s ever-changing—from hand-painted signs in barber shops to murals on food trucks. In the words of fellow artist Rafa Esparza, “His compositions honor the design and aesthetic sensibilities of renters, small business owners, taggers, and people who leave their mark every day to join the city’s everyday landscape.” 712 N. La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles. matthewbrowngallery.com
Sayre GomezHalloween City
Like much of his work, Sayre Gomez’s new exhibition at François Ghebaly is an exploration of Southern California’s urban sprawl and the visual language of Los Angeles – lackluster storefronts, ailing businesses and abandoned malls – in this case aided by a subtle hyper-realism revealing their innate spookyness . Run, don’t walk – the last day to see Halloween City is March 19th. 2245 E. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles. ghebaly.com
Miss Dior Millefiori Pop Up Garden
Dior will appear on Melrose with its Millefiori Garden Pop-Up, a week of events celebrating the brand’s beloved fragrance, Miss Dior. From March 21st to March 27th guests can expect free fragrance consultations, a live DJ and make-up treatments. Stay tuned for more special surprises around from March 15th dior.com. 8552 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood.
Call us if you get lost – on your way to Tyler, the Creator’s Show at Crypto.com Arena. The Grammy-winning LA artist and fashion designer performs his latest album March 31 on Homebase. He is joined by Kali Uchis, Vince Staples and Teezo Touchdown. See ticket prices below cryptoarena.com.
Ulysses Jenkins, “Without Your Interpretation”
Iconic video and performance artist Ulysses Jenkins, who founded the LA media collective Video Venice News in the early 1970s, is doing justice with the first major retrospective celebrating his extensive body of work. The exhibition is on view at UCLA’s Hammer Museum after traveling from the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, which she helped organize. Don’t miss the opportunity to interact with Jenkins’ groundbreaking video works, paintings and performances; His work “consistently questions race and gender in relation to ritual, history and state power,” says The Hammer. (And then check out some of his classic work on Criterion.) On view through May 15th. 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles.
Erykah. Miguel. jene. Kamasi. FlyLo. smino Do we need to say more? The lineup for Smokin’ Grooves, the hip-hop, R&B and neo-soul celebration taking place on March 19th at LA State Historic Park, is banging this year. See smokingroovesfestival.com for more informations.
“Give Me That, Give Me That” at These Days LA
These Days LA, the unique gallery and shop in DTLA, presents Gimme This, Gimme That, a solo exhibition by Thomas Dolan. The works on display take the form of industrial-size inkjet panels, digital fine art prints, and handcrafted collages that remix vintage punk flyers and more. On view until April 3rd by appointment only. 18 Winston Street, Los Angeles. thesedaysla.com
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