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The VICE Guide to Right Now
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Landlord Who Destroyed 5Pointz Must Pay Graffiti Artists £4.8M

The building's owner trashed the country's "largest collection of exterior aerosol art" to build luxury condos.
Kara Weisenstein
4 days ago
Graffiti
Graffiti

Why Graffiti Has Returned to London

At the start of the decade there was a widespread police crackdown, but in 2017 it's made a comeback.
Charles Graham-Dixon
12.8.17
cartoons
cartoons

The Story Behind That 'Rick and Morty' House

We spoke to the artist responsible for a student house in Brighton going viral.
David Hillier
9.15.17
Graffiti
Graffiti

My Strange Quest for the Person Responsible for 'Nat Has Herpes'

I went on a journey to find the artist who's been spraying the slogan all over London.
Patrick Heardman
8.22.17
PHOTO
PHOTO

Photos of a London You Rarely See

We spoke to one member of artist collective The Lurkers about their new book, made up of photos they've taken while graffitiing the walls of a gentrifying city.
Tom Usher
12.1.16
Stuff
Stuff

Inside One Woman's Impossible Quest to Catalogue a Decade of Street Art

Before Instagram made photography about validation, street art snappers would just pull on their shoes, head out and see what gems they could find.
Ray Mock
10.30.16
Writer's Block
Writer's Block

The Cleanup of Detroit Has Erased Graffiti History

I was shocked when I drove through Detroit earlier this year: the best graffiti had been covered in blotchy grey and white paint. What happened to the one-time graf mecca?
Ray Mock
10.9.16
Writer's Block
Writer's Block

How Tokyo Became Asia’s Graffiti Capital

In most of Asia the practice of illegal bombing has only been around for less than ten years, but Tokyo's history reaches back to the mid-90s.
Ray Mock
8.28.16
Writer's Block
Writer's Block

Taiwan's Graffiti Scene Is Outgrowing Its Foreign Influences

Graffiti in Taipei used to be dominated by expats, but that's changing thanks to a new generation of dedicated and talented writers.
Ray Mock
8.14.16
Writer's Block
Writer's Block

What It's Like to Overcome Tension and Rivalry in Bangkok's Graffiti Scene

Welcome to the city where you can paint graffiti on the side of a busy street, in broad daylight without permission, and no one bats an eyelid.
Ray Mock
7.31.16
Writer's Block
Writer's Block

I Went Bombing with Hong Kong's Biggest Graffiti Writers

During a recent trip to Hong Kong, our graffiti columnist linked up with XEME and YUMOH, who, by all accounts, are considered the most active and well-connected writers in the city.
Ray Mock
7.17.16
Writer's Block
Writer's Block

A Look Inside Seoul's Raw, Emerging Graffiti Scene

While graffiti is still a very young concept in Seoul, the country has a fervent core of emerging writers and has also become a destination for members of an international circuit of high-profile vandals. Our graffiti columnist photographed the city's...
Ray Mock
7.3.16