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1.2.19

An Art Examiner Discovered Secret Basquiat Drawings Using a Blacklight

A New York conservator discovered a new Basquiat painting with coded blacklight images.

10.24.18

MoMA Is Finally Giving Legendary Black Artist Charles White His Due

White was one of the first artists to depict black life in fine art. Nearly 40 years after his death, he's finally getting the acclaim he deserves.

9.5.18

This Russian Artist Draws Your Most Unsettling Nightmares

Depictions of hell as imagined by a mysterious guy named Vergvoktre

8.28.18

These Playful Watercolour Paintings Update the Kama Sutra for 2018

“I found it only natural to include some homosexual and queer couples in my book—because, well, it’s 2018! I wanted my book to be colourful in every sense."

6.11.18

Infamous Erotic Novel 'Story of O' Inspired Natalie Frank's Arousing Art

The kinky French 'fairy tale,' as the artist calls it, was taboo for decades.

5.23.18

Watching Britney Spears Paint Is Total Serenity

She is the angel of art, a spirit of peace, the pure essence of tranquility.

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3.30.18

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.

3.14.18

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.

3.8.18

How Artist Kennedy Yanko Went from Bodybuilding to Metalworking

She's one of the coolest young artists conquering New York. Here's why you need to know her name.

3.6.18

The Artist Changing the Face of Black Girlhood

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

2.7.18

This Guy Paints the Sex He Allegedly Has with Aliens

When he was 17, David Huggins says he lost his virginity to an extraterrestrial.

1.5.18

Painting the Pain and Beauty of Black Life

Artist Nina Chanel Abney's simultaneous gallery shows were down the street from each other and a world apart.

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