archives

Sex

Porn from the 1920s Was More Wild and Hardcore Than You Could Imagine

And the NSFW art form is disappearing.
Mark Hay
4.5.18
photojournalism

2,000,000+ Photos Archive 50 Years of Aussie Life—in Arkansas

This LA art dealer just bought 2 million vintage photographs from the Sydney Morning Herald archive; now he’s sorting it.
Shana Nys Dambrot
8.7.17
ADVERTISING

Archiving Vintage Liquor Ads Is a Job with Spirit (Pun Intended)

The archivists behind three of the biggest liquor brands share what it takes to keep the history of their drinks alive.
Giaco Furino
8.4.17
archives

The Brooklyn Academy of Music Just Put 70,000 Art Objects Online

The extensive online archive spans 150 years of performance history.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.17.17
digital art

Yes, These Botanical Collages Look Like They Are Delightfully ‘Womanspreading’

Pristinely stacked floral collages by Tel Aviv artist, Ayala Tal, encourage love and respect for all genders.
Diana Shi
3.11.17
Art

Underappreciated Photos Re-Emerge for a Second Life in Philly

6 contemporary Philadelphia artists fill a gallery with bizarre, seemingly auspicious photography.
Diana Shi
1.29.17
Art

GIF Competition Gives Antique Imagery a Digital Age Update

These animated cultural heritage materials are decidedly un-stuffy.
Masha (Maria) Koblykova
12.3.16
Arthur Russell

Arthur Russell's Archives Have Found a Home at the New York Public Library

The archives will be made available to the public after they have been processed.
Michael Scott Barron
5.29.16
Art

Afrofuturist Museum Mines Artifacts from the Future

“So often black people are left out of design future thinking,” says Iyapo Repository's Salome Asega.
Antwaun Sargent
5.22.16
Design

Surrender to a Digital Archive of Physical Junk

From candy wrappers to ancient artifacts, Thngs is a place for preserving the data of stuff.
Giaco Furino
5.19.16
Vinyl

There Is a Protest Over Cornell University's Acquisition of Afrika Bambaataa's Vinyl Collection

The protest comes as the MC fights allegations of child molestation.
Michael Scott Barron
4.23.16
Stuff

VICE Staffers Share the Stories Behind Their Cringe-Inducing First Facebook Photos

We asked our writers to look back through their archives and remember the clove-cigarette-smoking, shoplifting, lip-ringed days of their youth.
VICE Staff
2.3.16
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