painting

Music

This Artist with Synesthesia Sees Colors in Music and Paints Your Favourite Songs

Melissa McCracken grew up with a neurological condition that means she processes songs as colors—a gift that translates into paintings inspired by her favorite musicians.
Jess Denham
5.7.19
Art

An Art Examiner Discovered Secret Basquiat Drawings Using a Blacklight

A New York conservator discovered a new Basquiat painting with coded blacklight images.
Taylor Hosking
1.3.19
Art

This Russian Artist Draws Your Most Unsettling Nightmares

Depictions of hell as imagined by a mysterious guy named Vergvoktre
Julian Morgans
9.4.18
Comics!

'Stay Inside,' Today's Comic by Sami Alwani

An artist talks about his work anxiety and what he does to escape it.
Sami Alwani
8.29.18
Art

This Artist’s Neon Erotica Is Metal (and NSFW) as Hell

L.A. artist Kristen Liu-Wong paints beautiful scenes of bong-smoking, kinky warrior-queens.
Kara Weisenstein
8.14.18
goodbyes

RIP Koko, the Kitten-Loving Gorilla Who Communicated With Humans

Koko died in Woodside, California, on Tuesday. The beloved primate was 46.
Becky Ferreira
6.22.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watching Britney Spears Paint Is Total Serenity

She is the angel of art, a spirit of peace, the pure essence of tranquility.
Lauren O'Neill
5.24.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Jim Carrey's Presidential Portrait of Trump Belongs in the Smithsonian

"You Scream. I Scream. Will We Ever Stop Screaming?" is nothing short of a masterpiece.
Drew Schwartz
4.1.18
Culture

Wild Stories of Partying with Warhol and Bowie in the 70s

Painter Duncan Hannah relives New York's most debauched decade and shares exclusive behind-the-scenes photos with VICE.
Miss Rosen
3.15.18
Art

The Artist Changing the Face of Black Girlhood

Even Beyoncé adores Deborah Roberts's collaged portraits of strong, beautiful black girls and women.
Antwaun Sargent
3.6.18
Culture

This Guy Paints the Sex He Allegedly Has with Aliens

When he was 17, David Huggins says he lost his virginity to an extraterrestrial.
Kara Weisenstein
2.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This 500-Year-Old Sketch Could Be a Nude 'Mona Lisa'

New tests on a centuries-old charcoal drawing have revealed that it may have been a starting point for da Vinci's masterpiece.
Beckett Mufson
9.30.17
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