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Culture

'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.
Taylor Hosking
9.24.18
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.
Miss Rosen
7.11.18
Fashion

Fashion Freaks Are Losing Their Place in NYC

Astronomical rent and shifting trends are threatening the life of the legendary Allan and Suzi boutique.
Erica Euse
4.25.17
Art

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.
Abby Ronner
1.28.17
Art

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.
Abby Ronner
1.20.17
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
3.3.16
Art

Don't Stay Out of the Basement

67, a new exhibition space, opens its underground doors in New York City.
Andrew Nunes
9.24.15
Art

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.
Sami Emory
9.14.15
Stuff

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.
Amelia Abraham
8.18.15
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.
VICE Staff
6.15.15
Photo

Clayton Patterson Photographed the Best of New York's Lower East Side

Clayton Patterson
3.10.15
Meet the Nieratkos

Crazy Dave Ortiz Ain’t So Crazy Anymore

But the NYC skate scene legend still has some great stories.
Chris Nieratko
5.15.14
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