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'Basquiat: Rage to Riches' Is the Last Doc We Need on the Iconic Artist
The mythical artist's family comes forward with grounding anecdotes that suggest we should stop searching for an otherworldly man behind the world-shaking art.
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.
Fashion Freaks Are Losing Their Place in NYC
Astronomical rent and shifting trends are threatening the life of the legendary Allan and Suzi boutique.
Photorealistic Drawings Explore the Trippy Dreamscape of Cultural Identity
The first solo exhibition of Xavier Robles de Medina touches down at Catinca Tabacaru Gallery on the Lower East Side.
Go Beyond the Basquiat You Thought You Knew at a New UK Exhibit
Opening this September, 'Basquiat: Boom For Real' is the late artist's first major exhibit in the UK in over 20 years.
NEW YORK CITY
Chef's Night Out: Contra
In this installment of Chef's Night Out, we head out with Jeremiah Stone and Fabian von Hauske, the chef-owners of Contra and Wildair—two of the hottest restaurants in Manhattan's Lower East Side—for pizza, foie gras, tartare, and something called...
Fabian Von Hauske and Jeremiah Stone
Don't Stay Out of the Basement
67, a new exhibition space, opens its underground doors in New York City.
Vivienne Westwood's Tank, Anish Kapoor Gets Sued, & #KanyeForPresident: Last Week in Art
Plus, the "biggest week for galleries" questions Chelsea's monocracy of New York's exhibition scene.
Stemming the Tide of Cultural Amnesia: An Interview with Legendary New York Performance Artist, Penny Arcade
We talked to the one-woman show about five decades of performing, her oral history project <i>Lower East Side Biographies</i> and the need to offer young people a queer, punk-rock, alternative to the mainstream.
VICE TALKS FILM
VICE Meets Crystal Moselle, Director of 'The Wolfpack'
We talked to Crystal Moselle about her new documentary <i>The Wolfpack</i>, which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance 2015.
Clayton Patterson Photographed the Best of New York's Lower East Side
Meet the Nieratkos
Crazy Dave Ortiz Ain’t So Crazy Anymore
But the NYC skate scene legend still has some great stories.