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An Art Examiner Discovered Secret Basquiat Drawings Using a Blacklight

A New York conservator discovered a new Basquiat painting with coded blacklight images.
Taylor Hosking
1.3.19
Art

MoMA Is Finally Giving Legendary Black Artist Charles White His Due

White was one of the first artists to depict black life in fine art. Nearly 40 years after his death, he's finally getting the acclaim he deserves.
André-Naquian Wheeler
10.25.18
Art

This Artist’s Neon Erotica Is Metal (and NSFW) as Hell

LA artist Kristen Liu-Wong paints beautiful scenes of bong-smoking, kinky warrior-queens.
Kara Weisenstein
8.14.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Jim Carrey's Presidential Portrait of Trump Belongs in the Smithsonian

"You Scream. I Scream. Will We Ever Stop Screaming?" is nothing short of a masterpiece.
Drew Schwartz
3.30.18
Culture

Wild Stories of Partying with Warhol and Bowie in the 70s

Painter Duncan Hannah relives New York's most debauched decade and shares exclusive behind-the-scenes photos with VICE.
Miss Rosen
3.15.18
Art

The Artist Changing the Face of Black Girlhood

Even Beyoncé adores Deborah Roberts's collaged portraits of strong, beautiful black girls and women.
Antwaun Sargent
3.7.18
Culture

This Guy Paints the Sex He Allegedly Has with Aliens

When he was 17, David Huggins says he lost his virginity to an extraterrestrial.
Kara Weisenstein
2.7.18
Art

Painting the Pain and Beauty of Black Life

Artist Nina Chanel Abney's simultaneous gallery shows were down the street from each other and a world apart.
Gabrielle Bruney
1.8.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This 500-Year-Old Sketch Could Be a Nude 'Mona Lisa'

New tests on a centuries-old charcoal drawing have revealed that it may have been a starting point for da Vinci's masterpiece.
Beckett Mufson
10.1.17
Art

I Think I Just Found $10,000 Inside a Painting I Bought for $88?

It also apparently contains some diamonds and emeralds. Which is cool.
Justin Caffier
8.29.17
Art

The Painter Turning Violent Protests into Art

John Paul Marcelo captured the 'Battle of Berkeley' the old-fashioned way.
Rick Paulas
4.27.17
Art

Barkley L. Hendricks Painted Black People As We Are

Remembering the incredible legacy of one of America's greatest artists, who captured the essence of every person he painted.
Antwaun Sargent
4.24.17
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