Art
18 Aug
Street-art spritz for sneaker freaks & graf heads alike

Take off like a real aeroesol aeronaut with this mashup created by spray-art chieftains Montana and shoe lords Sneaker Freaker. The new “infra-red” is tone is deliberately reminiscent of old-school Nike’s “radiant red” color, referring to the interests of both parties involved. Keep an eye out for release dates on the limited-edition Infra-red spraycan.


5 Aug
Combining elements of traditional Chinese painting with pop art

Jackie Tsai is a Shanghai-born and London-living mixed media artist who seems to have added flowers and bones, or at least their likeness, to the artist’s arsenal. Most known for his flower skull art done for the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen — whose many fashion bits you’ve seen around these parts before — Jackie Tsai’s detailed work combines [...]


This is a project of great interest to us here at LIAS. Mike Brodie, also known as “the Polaroid Kid”, left home with a camera and spent the next several years hopping trains all over America. The collected photos of the era have since toured the country in exhibits, ultimately settling down into the 104-page book [...]


Five volumes deep in commemorating the world’s most innovative and noteworthy illustrators, Taschen now publishes their latest Illustration Now! book. This compilation of visual genius contains the work of 150 artists from 30 different countries across the globe, with artwork ranging from personal collections to the high-profile work belonging to the likes of The New Yorker and Time. Artists include Craig&Karl, Sue [...]


With no need for introduction, the quintessential Renaissance man and one of the mostly widely acknowledged figures in all of art human history, it is not surprising that Taschen has collected Michelangelo’s life’s works and history into this massive 736 page book. Michelangelo, Complete Works contains a full biography full of lesser known biographic details and a four-part [...]


28 Jul
"The Longer You Last" skull-cast series from Hedi Xandt

Artist, graphic designer and all-around creative force Hedi Xandt has bumped up the price tag on this puzzle box by giving our good friend Pinhead from Clive Barker’s Hellraiser series a bit of the Midas touch. While die-casting objects, not excluding the human skull, into golden hues seems to be a recurring motif in the artist’s work, what [...]


This, truly, is one of the coolest concepts we’ve seen in the art world in a long minute. Olloclip, creators of mobile-photography technology, are putting on an art show in Orange County that is worth looking into  — perhaps with a magnifying glass. The show’s theme is nothing big, literally, baring the bold but teensy title [...]


French luxury line Hermès, inspired by the lacquering techniques of the ancient Orient and the style of Persian miniature horses, apply the intricate modern French lacquering process to these limited edition watches. First miniature pieces are applied to the base of the Arceau Cheval d’Oriente watches, then the pigments lacquered in, layer by layer with [...]

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