art history

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
9.21.18
Art

Sorry Conservatives, Stormy Daniels as the Virgin Mary Actually Makes Sense

"Jesus would be much more a fan of Stormy Daniels than Donald Trump, you know?”
Kara Weisenstein
8.16.18
Instagram

These Instagrams of Timothée Chalamet as Art Belong in the Louvre

The 23-year-old behind your new favorite Instagram account explains herself.
Kara Weisenstein
7.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Priest Used Jesus's Butt as a Time Capsule

Holy shit!
River Donaghey
12.1.17
painting

[NSFW] The Wild West Gets Surreal in These Epic Paintings

Kent Monkman’s 'The Rendezvous' painting series illuminates a little-known corner of American history.
Beverly Bryan
7.26.17
art history

Beyoncé's Birth Announcement Is Jam-Packed with Art References

Bey posted her official baby announcement early Friday morning, introducing one-month-old twins Sir and Rumi Carter to the world.
Kara Weisenstein
7.14.17
Podcasts

'Broad City' Star Abbi Jacobson on Why She's Starting an Art Podcast

Guests on the 10-part podcast include Tavi Gevinson, Hannibal Buress, RuPaul, and Questlove.
Kara Weisenstein
7.10.17
Female Artists

History of Men Whining Over Women Artists Winning

This needs to stop.
Emerson Rosenthal
7.3.17
art book

A Delectable Food Photography Book Follows the History of Foodporn

Aperture introduces another pleasing retrospective exploring the history of us taking photos of our meals.
Diana Shi
6.10.17
occult art

The Forgotten Occult Artist Who Refused to Paint for Hitler

A collection of works by Austin Osman Spare is on display at The Last Tuesday Society in London.
Jade Angeles Fitton
6.4.17
painting

Honest Nude Paintings Contemplate the Complexities of Flesh

Chuck Miller's elegant paintings transform the naked form into pure, formal compositions.
Andrew Nunes
5.18.17
art history

A Boys' Club No More: Reinventing the Salon for More Tolerant Times

‘Club Americano’ opens up the doors to everyone for lively discussion surrounded by American art and history.
Diana Shi
5.2.17