About the mag


Left Bank is an online and print publication that was created with the intention of exposing underground and primarily undiscovered artists on a global perspective, curating their work, and cultivating the concept that what is weird // expressive // controversial // alternative is integral for understanding and shaping culture.

The magazine takes direct inspiration from the Left Bank in Paris (if you haven’t seen Midnight in Paris, stop reading immediately and go watch this film, or go read Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast … actually do both for your sake). Left Bank seeks to provide a platform for artists creating profound works of art–music, visual, literary, etc.–from Paris to Los Angeles, New York to Cairo.

We are owned by Left Bank Media, and consist of the digital magazine, and a print zine (published four times a year) and sold in bookstores from NYC to Melbourne. We also put on monthly showcases through Left Bank Events (shows@leftbankmag.com), work closely with our sister sites, Left Bank College and the creative agency Left Bank Buzz, and sell awesome music and art products through our e-commerce site MAWS.

For information on partnering with us, or if you just want to say hey, email editor@leftbankmag.com

Let’s discover, create, and celebrate various forms of art around the world. It’s all we have. //


  • The pieces that we feature are copyrighted under Left Bank Magazine, and pulling this work and/or plagiarizing not only makes you a terrible person, it also makes you a thief. Don’t steal. Create work of your own.
  • Left Bank Magazine serves to be a safe community for artists. Simply put, don’t be a jerk in the comments. Constructive criticism is helpful//encouraged, so please leave your negative comment at the door and figure out how to help the artist grow instead.
  • If we’ve posted something of yours that you want down, or want the credit to be changed, email us so we can attribute your work more appropriately. We are here for you and with you, never against.
  • Have fun. We are weird and cool and really creative- embrace that. You’ve found your internet home.


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