24 Sep
Artists (fake) put-ons after the Fappening took it off

How might one undo the dirty web-link phenomenon known as the Fappening? You know, that mini tornado of nakedness involving the public posting of celebrity privates? Well, you actually can’t. When it comes to the interwebs, tap-tap no take-backs. But what the folks of The Unfappening actually can take of are your artistically rendered coverups to the […]


17 Jul
French summer flannel with American flavor for Spring/Summer

When French homage label LES (ART)ISTS dropped their first line of artist-inspired tshirts, we were quick to grab a couple (Margiela, McQueen and Lagerfeld if you must know). Pairing famed names in the fashion industry with the year of their birth on the back, the simple shirts excelled simply in execution: great cut, nice materials, unique concept. […]


14 Jun
Freddi C once again tackles Spain's ultimate musical throwdown

I’m so ready for this! All of our friends here in Barcelona are begging for the weather to be great over this week and into the upcoming Sonar weekend. Why, you ask? Well it’s been unusually wet and cold here in BCN for this time of year — putting a bit of a damper on […]


21 Aug
Mirco Pagano, Moreno De Turco & TWBA's "Piracy" campaign

Let’s face it. Old vinyl records are pretty cool, but old CDs? Yeah, not so much. That is until artists Mirco Pagano and Moreno De Turco created these lively mosaic sculptures using a colorful array of these obsolete relics of media, often using the actual albums of the artists depicted. Working with a multinational ad […]


25 Jul
The craft of glass blowing will surely blow your mind

If you’re a child of the early 90s and were a complete and utter screw up (because you know, smoking pot totally means you’re one step away from juggling balls for crack), you may remember the first time you encountered “the color changing pipe” in high school. Well that’s simply where this enormous multi-million dollar […]


29 Jun
Freddi C's recap on the Sónar Barcelona madness

As we previewed a couple weeks back, LIAS correspondent Freddi C braves the wilds of Sonar Festival in Barcelona, and lives to tell the tale… Well, I’ve finally recovered from Sonar and already the weekend here is madness again. It sounds like I’m in the middle of a war zone — loud, and I mean […]


10 May
The German street artist's latest hyper-real disposable medium

If you’re going to Occupy Wall Street I suggest you use an Evol Cardboard Architecture panel as your makeshift shanty. The Berlin based and Eurocentric street artist uses intricate stencils to transform electrical boxes, planters, cardboard, and other pieces of worn urbanity into detailed cityscapes. Evol is so skilled with cadences of light and shadow that it’s […]


10 Jan
Protect Apple's finest with a tribute to the influential artist

Idea Seventh Sense takes the bold lines and vibrant colors of New York street artist Keith Haring’s famous designs and translates them into accessible iPhone 4/4S cases. Haring began his career humbly by producing chalk drawings on New York subway stations, and Idea Seventh Sense’s iPhone cases serve as a tribute to the influential artist. […]