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Rare Ephemera from New York's Storied Era of Renegade Artmaking

These vintage art advertisements were made by artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol and Nan Goldin.
Miss Rosen
7.11.18
Art

Unearthed Art by Teenage Basquiat Inspired This Exciting New Documentary

A trove of early Basquiat works rescued from an East Village bank vault inspired a filmmaker to explore the artist's formative years.
Miss Rosen
5.21.18
Photography

This Photographer Spent Nearly Ten Years with Europe’s Graffiti Youth

Marco Mendia shares his grainy snapshots of rebellious graffiti youth in metro tunnels and abandoned warehouses.
Beckett Mufson
4.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

People Scrawl Graffiti and Walk Over the Body of a Beached Blue Whale

The whale was marooned on a beach in Chile when tourists started arriving for photos.
Mac Hackett
2.21.18
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
2.14.18
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

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

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
calligraffiti

Activists Are Projecting Digital "Calligraffiti" Onto Walls in Berlin

Combining traditional calligraphy with graffiti, the young art form comes to Germany with a mission.
DJ Pangburn
3.9.17
street art

Essay: Hawaii Blossoms into a Paradise for Street Art | #50StatesofArt

Hawaiian muralist and graffito John "Prime" Hina talks about how he lives by the spray can to preserve his Polynesian heritage.
John "Prime" Hina
2.23.17
street art

This Mexican Street Artist Mixes Science Fiction and Psychedelia

Muralist, illustrato, and all-around renaissance man Smithe is creating his own brand of sci-fi surrealism.
DJ Pangburn
2.19.17
Art

Fantasy Murals by a Hawaiian Street Art Couple Imagine a Sustainable Future

Matthew and Roxanne Ortiz, a.k.a., Wooden Wave, return to this year’s POW! WOW! Hawaii mural festival.
DJ Pangburn
2.9.17
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