The Velvet Underground

  • I Thought That Lou Reed Would Outlive Death Itself

    When Lou’s wife, friend, and muse, the performance artist Laurie Anderson, was perhaps slightly too unguarded about Lou's health earlier in the year, it didn’t occur to me to treat her words more seriously. Because how can someone who looks like he’s...

  • Original Creators: The Velvet Underground

    We take a look at some iconic artists from numerous disciplines who have left an enduring and indelible mark on today’s creators.

  • Literary

    Girls with tattoos are hot. Sometimes. Tattoos of girls, on the whole, are hot. And therein lies the key to Angelique Houtkamp’s unique niche of painting ladies that look like they are tattoos but aren't.

  • I Can't Stop Crying

    Not a lot of people bought the first Velvet Underground record at the time of its release but everybody who did consequently started a band of their own.