8 Breakout Artists from the Venice Biennale

Here we selected eight rising international art stars, from the Republic of China to Kosovo.


This Colossal Marble Horse Sculpture Represents the World’s Problems

Claudia Fontes's 'The Horse Problem' brings monumental feminist politics to the Venice Biennale.


Giant Hands Emerge From a Venice Canal to Raise Climate Change Awareness

Italian sculptor Lorenzo Quinn’s massive new sculpture, 'Support,' is a stark warning on the impact of rising sea levels.


Venice Could Vanish Underwater Within a Century

The City of Water could be engulfed with it if we don’t stop fucking up the planet.


It's a 'Roll Call' When an 80s Graffiti Crew Reunites in LA

The graffiti crew K2S reunites years after the West Coast tagging movement began.


World Champion Surfer Kelly Slater Threw an Art Show About Politics

The 11-time World Surf League Champion teamed up with Bruce Reynolds, Kevin Ancell, and Todd Glaser to present a vision of activism in Venice, CA.


Warm Brew Are Telling a Different Type of Westside Story

The trio of Manu Li, Serk Spliff, and Ray Wright offers a rare hip-hop perspective from LA's rapidly changing Westside, and their new EP 'Diagnosis' brings classic G-funk into the more eclectic present.


The 20-Year Fight to Build a Skatepark in Venice

Dogtown and Zephyr may have sparked the skate scene in Venice Beach, but it was the unruly Venice locals, headed by Jesse Martinez, who doused it in gasoline to see how high the flames would go.


Anderson .Paak Delivered the Best Set of Coachella

Go see Anderson .Paak while you can still afford it.


Kanye Kissing Kanye: Last Week in Art

In better news, Art Dubai was young, successful, and female.


New Swells in Dogtown

Changes at the California Coastal Commission might pose the biggest threat to Venice Beach—and its action sports culture—in years.


Anderson .Paak Takes Us into a New Reality, and We’re Down for the Ride

We joined the Dre protege at Mack Sennet Studios in LA for one of the first-ever virtual reality concert experiences.