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CODA - Part 2

In Art Talk! VICE storms the brains and studios of our favorite makers of beautiful and awesome things. It's fine arts coverage at its most invasive.

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  • CODA

    Along with a team of Cornell University graduate students, Caroline O'Donnell of CODA recently entered the MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program, which gives emerging architects an opportunity to build projects conceived for PS1's space in Long Island City, Queens. CODA's winning des…

  • Matt Mignanelli

    His paintings may seem simple at first glance, but spend more time with them and you'll start to admire the patterns created by light and energy. We hung out with Matt at his studio in Bushwick, Brooklyn, and talked about his work, life, and strong American work ethic while eatin…

  • Rostarr

    Romon Kimin Yang, a.k.a. Rostarr, is a painter, calligrapher, and filmmaker living and working in Brooklyn. He spent much of his early career focusing on painting and graphic design, blurring the lines between the two. For the past 15 years, he has become more widely known for hi…

  • Philip Michael Wolfson

    London-based architect Philip Michael Wolfson was Zaha Hadid's head of design for ten years. Now he runs his own studio, where he works on sculptural pieces and interior architecture. When we visited, he discussed his creative process and showed us a new piece that he's calling "…

  • Matt Curry

    When we went to Washington, DC, to meet the Grammy-nominated illustrator, he showed us his most recent work, the various techniques he uses, and his small studio in the middle of the woods.

  • Ghost of a Dream

    Ghost of a Dream is the collaboration of sculptor Lauren Was and painter Adam Eckstrom. A few months ago we met up with them and got a chance to explore their works in progress, look at the variety of materials they use, and hear how they came to develop the pieces that first for…

  • How and Nosm

    Twin brothers Raoul and Davide Perre, aka How and Nosm, grew up practicing their craft in Germany, leaving tags all across Europe. After moving to New York and joining the legendary Bronx-based graffiti collective Tats Cru, the duo began to explore large-scale graffiti murals. Th…

  • Deedee Cheriel

    LA darling Deedee Cheriel is a punk rocker turned painter known for mixing iconography from Indian temple imagery, South American political art, and animals in the wild to produce mystical narrative paintings.

  • Tristan Eaton

    Tristan Eaton is a street artist, painter, illustrator, toy designer, and all-around renaissance man. We learn about his career path starting with his skate and graffiti beginnings to being one of the founding members of Kidrobot to running his own creative agency in Los Angeles…


    VICE and 42Below recently had the opportunity to collaborate with Brooklyn-based artists FAILE on their permanent installation, The 104 North 7th Project. The piece consists of thousands of handmade tiles designed by the artists, each individually pressed and painted, and then fi…

  • Rafaël Rozendaal

    An artist who makes websites as artworks and sells their domain names.

  • Justin Lowe and Jonah Freeman

    Justin Lowe and Jonah Freeman create immersive environmental installations that play on ideas of drug culture, psychedelia, architecture, and film.

  • Krink

    As a punk kid growing up in Queens, Craig Costello would scavenge for supplies to paint the walls and buildings of New York. His desire to create larger pieces and invent unique graffiti tools led to the development of his internationally recognized ink and paint brand Krink Inc…

  • Steve Powers

    Known in his early days as graffiti icon ESPO, Steve Powers has been a charismatic figure in New York's art and graffiti world for the past 20 years.

  • Cody Hudson

    VICE catches up with Cody Hudson as he goes dumpster diving for his next art installation. Cody has an eye for scraps, and his latest obsession involves assembling and painting discarded wood; the result is modern yet organic eye candy. He began as a graphic designer but has sinc…

  • Seher One

    VICE heads to Mexico to meet up with graphic artist David Piñón Hernández, otherwise known as Seher One. What started as an illegal graffiti hobby at the age of 15 has developed into an extremely successful career as a muralist and graphic designer.

  • Mike Brown

    Mike Brown is a tattoo artist who, if you know your history, always comes up when people talk about those who pioneered tattooing in the late 1970s. He worked at China Sea (formerly owned by Sailor Jerry), which was ground zero for traditional American tattoos, and at the birthpl…

  • Christy Karacas

    On the eve of Superjail's second season, we sit with show creator and animation genius Christy Karacas to bathe in the wonder of his being.

  • Douglas Gordon

    Turner Prize-winning artist Douglas Gordon is one of our favorite artists.

  • AIDS 3D

    This time Art Talk meets the guys from Aids-3D.

  • Jon Kessler

    One of Williamsburg’s earliest artists shows us his mechanical prints and things.

  • Jonathan Meese

    Jonathan Meese is obsessed with German mythology and calls for the dictatorship of art.

  • Chris O'Donnell

    Deze aflevering van Art Talk praten we met de wereldbekende en zoetgevooisde tattoo-artist Chris O'Donnell.

  • Bongoût

    Christian “Meeloo” Gfeller and Anna Hellsgård run a silkscreen workshop & Graphic design studio.The two regularly join forces with artists and designers to create limited edition, hand printed artist books.

  • Centralia, PA

    In 1962, the coalmine beneath Centralia, PA caught fire and it still burns today. We traveled there to find out who stayed behind when everyone else gave up on the place.

  • Oil of L.A.

    Twenty billion barrels of oil sit beneath Los Angeles. Hidden in plain sight, thousands of wells pump day and night all over the city covered by hollow office buildings, camouflaged next to high schools, and concealed behind shopping malls.

  • Daniel Richter

    Daniel Richter is a German artist who started out designing record sleeves for punk bands in the 80s and evolved into a Saatchi-repped painter loved by all.

  • Lance Acord

    Art Talk meets the cinematographer for Where the Wild Things Are.

  • Casey Storm

    Art Talk meets the costume designer for Where the Wild Things Are.

  • Eric Zumbrunnen

    Art Talk visits the studio of Eric Zumbrunnen, film editor for Where the Wild Things Are.