Alec Soth

Photos

Alec Soth’s New Book Captures the 'Beautiful Mystery of Other Human Beings'

A spiritual experience in Helsinki inspired the artist to take a year off from photography and rethink his method, his return to the format takes on a refreshingly simplistic approach.
ELLIS JONES
3.13.19
The 2017 Photo Issue

Haunting Photos Show Intimate Scenes of Small-Town Life in America

Photographers Adam Lach and Alec Soth share their work in our annual photo issue.
Alec Soth
Adam Lach
8.14.17
Photo

There’s No Place Like Nome

Photographer Alec Soth ventured to Nome, Alaska, a deeply American place created by outsiders for outsiders, to capture the frontier rawness of the "Sin City of the North."
Alec Soth
7.22.15
The Photo Issue 2015

Welcome to the Photo Issue 2015

The artists in this issue work at the crossroads of photojournalism and art. Their approaches are diverse, but they share a knack for capturing the images that exist as resonant frequencies amid the cacophony.
Gideon Jacobs and Matthew Leifheit
7.22.15
the vice reader

VICE Exclusive: John Keene's 'Huck Finn'–Inspired Short Story, 'Rivers'

Find out what Jim's been up to in this speculative short story inspired by Mark Twain's classic American novel.
John Keene
5.13.15
Art

This Museum Gift Shop Sells SnapChats and 'Second Life' Mansions

At the Walker Art Center's museum store, you can buy 'Intangibles,' including a suite of ringtones, and a one-on-one dance performance.
Becky Chung
3.20.15
Film

Getting Away from the American Dream

"Somewhere to Disappear" is a film about hermit monks and kids hiding from Nazis in caves with guns.
Henry Langston
11.3.11