Modern Art

Art

No Matter Your Flaws, This Artist Wants You To Embrace Your 'Pureness'

We spoke to Japanese comedian and artist Nikuguso Tarou as he gears up for Artexpo in New York
Yuichi Abiko
4.4.19
Art

Can Four-Year-Olds Really 'Do a Better Job' Than Famous Artists?

We challenged some children to recreate The Greats, then got an art critic to review their work.
Chris Bethell
8.30.17
Vice Blog

Remembering Peggy Guggenheim, the Sexually Liberated Socialite Who Shaped Modern Art

She was divorced, globe-trotting Jewish aristocrat who championed modern art in the face of the Nazis and broke all the rules of the fussy society she was born into.
Nell Frizzell
2.25.16
Culture

Performance Artist Nastio Mosquito Is Building Skyscrapers with His Mind

In an interview with the dude who's been called "the coolest guy in art," he tells us about his latest work, "The Age I Don't Remember," which comments on the fallacy of our identities.
Nell Frizzell
11.19.15
Culture

Where Are All the British Asian Artists?

We spoke to artist Hardeep Pandhal about cultural identity and the pitfalls of positive discrimination.
Alun Evans
9.23.15
Sex

Meet Brent Ray Fraser, the Artist Who Uses His Dick As a Paintbrush

The self-described "artsexual" has painted President Obama, Marilyn Monroe, and his balls.
Oscar Raymundo
3.22.15
Stuff

​This Poop Painting of Mark Zuckerberg Is the Digital Era’s 'Piss Christ'

The street artist KATSU says he crafted his own feces into a portrait of the Facebook CEO, and the work is on display at a New York art gallery.
Allie Conti
1.23.15
Stuff

Talking with Artist Sue Webster About Her Cookbook Written Using a Nazi Typewriter

The artist known for giant dildo sculptures recently created "The Folly Acres Cookbook," which includes your average carrot cake recipe but also meals that incorporate roadkill.
Hanna Hanra
12.3.14
Stuff

Being Shocked by Art Is More Important Than Ever

Artists often thrive on controversial imagery, but today's younger, cooler artists like to work in a more nuanced, oblique manner. But sometimes shock is a powerful tonic.
Dean Kissick
12.1.14