Detroit

Drugs

What It's Like to Be a Big-Time Female Coke Trafficker

"We were moving like 60 keys a week. I brought in my dad and my stepbrother and we were off and running."
Brandi Davis
7.30.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Wave of Public Paintball Wars in the US Started with 21 Savage, Apparently

The skirmishes have hit the streets of Atlanta, Milwaukee, Greensboro, and Detroit, and have potentially claimed two lives.
Drew Schwartz
5.3.18
Art

Tom of Finland’s Explicit Art Changed How We View Gay Sexuality

The legendary artist is famous for his photo-realistic drawings of gay men enjoying sex.
Mikelle Street
4.28.18
murals

Massive Murals Are Popping Up Around Detroit

What role will art play in Detroit’s future?
Antwaun Sargent
8.23.17
Detroit

Detroit’s Fiery Uprising Gets Remembered as a Multimedia Art Series

'People of the Infinite Fires,' an installation and performance series, illuminates the circumstances of the Detroit Rebellion of 1967.
Rebecca Mazzei
7.27.17
murals

This 92-Year-Old Muralist Refuses to Slow Down

Detroit arts icon Charles McGee is 92 by 118' tall.
Ryan Patrick Hooper
6.19.17
Consumerism

99 American Artists Display Their Dollar Store Dreams in Detroit

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit’s new exhibition about the dollar store holds value in the Motor City.
Rebecca Mazzei
6.1.17
Skateboarding

Skaters Put an Art-Deco Half-Pipe Inside an Iconic 1920s Skyscraper

Everard Findlay brought an extreme sports installation to Albert Kahn's landmark Detroit architecture, the Fisher Building.
Ryan Patrick Hooper
4.11.17
Illustration

[NSFW] Bloody Barfy Babes Ooze Off the Page in Bronwyn Lorelei's Illustrations

Grotesque, often hairy and leaking menstrual blood everywhere—Bronwyn Lorelei draws women a little differently.
DJ Pangburn
3.22.17
ceramics

A Community Kiln Keeps the Flame of Democracy Burning in Detroit

Spend two days around the fire in the North End.
Catherine Chapman
3.21.17
Illustrations

We Dare You to Look at These Decomposing Nightmare Drawings

Using a mechanical pencil, Detroit-based artist Nathan Reidt creates hazy illustrations of fantastical beings.
DJ Panburn
3.20.17
Art

A Group Show in Detroit Asks, Can Humans and Nature Ever Coexist?

The ‘After Industry’ exhibition features paintings by Christer Karlstad, sculptures by Willy Verginer, and photographs by Jason DeMarte.
Nathaniel Ainley
2.5.17