outsider art

Culture

Tattoo Artist Don Ed Hardy on the Evolution of Tattoo Art in America

We met the legendary artist for a chat about his prominent role in the history of tattoo art.
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Catherine LaSota
4.30.19
Film

This Forgotten Street Photographer Shot Some of Our Most Iconic Images

Garry Winogrand led a controversial life, but he left the world a trove of genius photographs.
Greg Eggebeen
10.10.18
VICE Long Reads

The Man Who Lives Inside His Dreams

When the most important people in his life all died in quick succession, Stephen Wright channeled his bereavement into turning his semi-detached house into a work of art.
Joe Zadeh
5.9.18
Art

[NSFW] Erotic Outsider Art Peeps Inside the Human Psyche

A new show of sexually explicit work by self-taught and folk artists opens at the Museum of Sex.
Kara Weisenstein
1.20.17
Art

Harmony Korine Holds an Exhibition in His Hometown

The ‘Spring Breakers’ director brings his paintings back home to Nashville for 'Harmony Korine: Shadows and Loops.'
David Steine
1.11.17
Art

It's Art: Wax Sculpture of Conjoined, Nude Brangelina Hits eBay

The work is currently on the auction block for no less than £10,000 ($12,200).
Beckett Mufson
10.14.16
Art

A Massive Blackboard Brings Together a Community of Artists

DUMBO, Brooklyn's LAND Gallery provides a place for artists normally designated as "outsiders" to develop their craft.
Lorelei Ramirez
9.26.16
Film

The Strange, Sad Story of Laz Rojas, the 'One-Man Movie Studio'

Laz Rojas' self-shot acting reel—in which the filmmaker portrays over 100 characters—didn't get him cast, but it turned him into a cult favorite of the 1990s.
Whitney Mallett
5.27.16
Art

Artist Rolls $1,100 Joints and a Massive, Smokeable Watermelon

Tony Greenhand traveled to the Dominican Republic to perfect the technique and technology of rolling "smokeable art."
Beckett Mufson
4.20.16
Art

The Mystical Works of an Outsider Artist Who Doesn’t Actually Exist

Suzanne Treister’s "HFT The Gardener" blurs the line between fact and fiction.
Noémie Jennifer
2.27.16
Art

David Bowery Lives!: Last Week in Art

And James Franco is making paintings to fight AIDS. Get yours for just $10!
Sami Emory
1.24.16
Stuff

Mr Let's Paint Is the Most Inspirational Outsider Art Maniac You've Never Heard Of

John Kilduff is an "idol" to comedian Eric Andre, an inspiration to fans of his public-access and YouTube shows, and an utter unknown in the art world at large.
Mike Sugarman
4.14.15
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