13 Jul
Malawi artist shows his "Stabby Woman" in Venice Beach

C.A.V.E. Gallery in Venice Beach, Cali is currently exhibiting new work from Kid Acne in a show entitled Stand & Deliver. The new work features mono-prints, screen-prints, drawings, and paintings of a debut version of Kid Acne’s signature Stabby Women (above and in gallery pictures below). The Stabby Women embody a powerful female genotype that has come to […]


12 Mar
Catching up with one of the world's top street artists

We never really miss up a chance to spread the Gospel of BLU — arguably our favorite street artist working today. The Italian artist has taken a break from the winter doldrums to update his site, and let his fans know a bit about what he’s been up to recently. His Walls and Drawings sections […]


5 Aug
Patricia Piccinini's technology-questioning multi-media exhibit

Artist Patricia Piccinini has set out to explore the concerns and issues surrounding today’s technologies, consumerism and the construct of nature. Compiling work she’s done from 1997 to present, her Hold Me Close to Your Heart exhibition at Instanbul’s ARTER gallery includes sculpture, installation, drawing and video to challenge the viewer. Conventional wisdom has given […]


16 Feb
Cheeming Boey transforms the disposable into the priceless

Cheeming Boey has taken one of the most disposable, valueless byproducts of Western society and transformed it with substance and value. Boey performs his alchemy on these toss-away with beautiful, at times incredibly intricate pieces of art. Using only a Sharpie and sheer creativity, Boey’s unique choice of canvas has earned him the title of […]


A young contemporary artist from Miami Florida, Jen Stark creates everything from drawings and short stop action films to animation, but her standout work comes in sculpture form. The vivid use of color is what Stark specializes in, as specifically found in her sculptures which are made entirely out of paper. Individually cut large pieces […]


23 Dec
LIAS interviews the Düsseldorf-based artist

Angie H. Iver‘s artwork has a dream-like affect to it — surreal in content, and hazy and sometimes dark in execution. In fact, depending on your perspective, some might argue more nightmarish than dreamlike. Born in a “a pretty charming medieval town” in East Germany, Iver has since moved on to the larger Düsseldorf to […]


10 Nov
Black and white charcoal illustrations from Berlin

The content in these drawings are a complex entanglement of symbols — but the way they are rendered gives it a simple and peaceful aesthetic. As good as the color work is, the simple black and white charcoal drawings of cute animals and stylized humans are exceptional. Check out more of Berlin-based artist Corentin Grossmann’s […]


15 Oct
Keep Company and Socorro Island Collective Cause

Taking time off from basically ruling the indie rock universe, Animal Collective are now designing to help the Earth, and their fellow animals. Teaming up with the Keep shoe company, they have designed a line of sneakers to benefit the Socorro Island Conservation fund. The line started with the concept that each band member would […]