Banksy has been having quite a busy time over in New York, throwing up pieces like a Gladiator-quoting mural (see it after the Jump) and even selling his art to unaware Central Park visitors (video below). Even though he was asking only $60 per piece, very few people realized the value of the old man’s [...]
If you’re fiending for some 90s-era hip-hop, yo mightl be shocked to find it in the mind of 16-year-old Bishop Nehru. Whether it’s his Mobb Deep referencing “Mobb Dizzle” track, or just the paired down boom-bap of his productions, Bishop happily brings back a time in hip-hop that was ruled by the likes of Wu [...]
In honor of the acclaimed director, writer and producer’s hometown, the v in San Francisco brought its Scorsese exhibition to New York. From auteur Martin Scorsese’s clothes-pressing actor father and seamstress-cum-actor mother, the cinema master’s mad skills at figuring out the movie brat power structure lingers on into all our viewing darknesses. Finally coaxed by [...]
Once again our man/LIAS contributor Jason Shaltz aims his Canon and blows it up for New York streetwear label MISHKA. This time its for their Spring 2013 Lookbook featuring model Shaun Ross who just may be Yellowman’s long lost cousin. Respect to MISHKA for hiring a model who doesn’t “look like a model” and shows that [...]
Los Angeles-based label Black Scale hooks up with Akstar NYC on a new collection for 2013, titled “Blvck Pussy”. Featuring model Kim Matulova on the tshirts and poster, the “Blvck Pussy” collection includes the tshirt in white or black and a snapback hat (above) as well. Both the tees and hat feature a brightly colored [...]
“You look like all the nerds just had a convention on your body. As if all the nerds in the world said, ‘You know what, I know where to go.’ And they chose your ass.” Enough said. Nice touch on the Always Sunny In Philadelphia them music as well..
LIAS friend and contributor Jason “Id rather be at an ICP Show” Shaltz took to his lens to photograph NYC-based label MISHKA‘s latest lookbook. This time around our man duked it out in the ring at the legendary Gleasons Gym in Brooklyn with up-and-coming (and still undefeated) pro boxer Zachary Ochoa for the Death Adders: [...]
This is one of those pieces of art that massages us right in the sweet spot of our frontal lobe, or wherever it is in our brain that appreciates art. Japanese artist/skateboarder Haroshi crafted this exquisitely accurate and humorously detailed skull out of re-purposed skateboard decks, even giving the handsome charmer a gold tooth and braces. [...]