Category Archives: personal projects

Come meet Matthew Rolston on his 2018 multi-city speaking tour in support of his acclaimed book “Hollywood Royale”

  On January 9, celebrated photographer and director Matthew Rolston will be at Soho House in New York to kick off the first in a series of high-profile events centered on his lush new monograph, Hollywood Royale: Out of the School of Los Angeles—which Harper’s Bazaar called “a must-have coffee-table book.” Rolston’s Manhattan appearance will […]

Matthew Rolston’s short-form documentary “ART PEOPLE: The Pageant Portraits” debuts as exclusive content on W Magazine’s site

We’re thrilled to announce the debut of Matthew Rolston’s ART PEOPLE: The Pageant Portraits, a new short-forum documentary airing exclusively on W magazine’s website. This engaging video explores the annual Pageant of the Masters arts festival in Laguna Beach, California. In the event, which has earned fans around the world, participants are costumed to look […]

Melanie Acevedo’s “The Authentics” in the news: Town & Country, C Magazine, Garden & Gun, and more

Melanie Acevedo‘s beautiful new coffee table book, The Authentics, continues to build momentum going into the holiday season. Kelly Wearstler Inc. hosted a book signing last week, and the press coverage—which was glowing from the start—has expanded to include Garden & Gun, C Magazine, Town & Country, and others. Below, some highlights, plus a photo […]

Melanie Acevedo’s new book, “The Authentics,” is featured in T, The New York Times Style Magazine

“In The Authentics, Dara Caponigro and Melanie Acevedo celebrate the originality of creative people whose homes reflect their unique, uncompromising style,” writes Tom Delavan of T, The New York Times Style Magazine, which features a slideshow of images from the new book. Read and see more here. Order your copy of The Authentics here. See […]

Ralph Pucci L.A. exhibits “Art People: The Pageant Portraits,” a new fine-art series by Matthew Rolston

Each year in Laguna Beach, California, participants in the “Pageant of the Masters” arts festival are costumed to look like key figures from famous works of art and take the stage to enact those masterpieces. It’s a slightly surreal event that draws crowds from around the world, as well as Southern California locals who make […]

Presenting “Venice Skateboard Soul,” Doug Menuez’s photographs of pivotal members of Venice Beach’s skateboard scene

Last month, while he was in Los Angeles to teach a weekend workshop for Leica Akademie, Doug Menuez carved out time to shoot a mini-photo essay on members of the skateboard scene in Venice Beach, both past and present. “I got to meet and photograph the legendary Juice magazine publisher and owner Terri Craft with […]

Tonight in Los Angeles: Michael Muller x Sage Vaughn

The latest collaboration between photographer Michael Muller and artist Sage Vaughn goes on view tonight in Los Angeles, with a reception from 7 to 10 at 8373 Melrose Ave. Ten percent of the proceeds will benefit Parley for the Oceans. “Parley is the space where creators, thinkers, and leaders come together  to raise awareness for […]

Presenting highlights from “When I Watch You Sleeping,” a new personal project by Uwe Duettmann

Dive into a dreamy surfing getaway with “Destination Baja,” a new photo project by Steven Lippman

Take a peek inside Brinson+Banks’ “LA Woman” print promo

Los Angeles has always been an entertainment-industry hot spot, but in recent years it’s blossomed anew as the place to be for creative people of all inclinations, from writers, musicians, and artists to foodies and designers. And with their ongoing portrait series, “LA Woman,” Brinson+Banks have been shining a light on some of the city’s […]