Awol Erizku

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
appropriation art

“Gucci Mane Logic” Painter Uses Appropriation to Explore Art History

"I don’t want to be standing at the top of the mountain alone," says Cynthia Daignault. "I want to be standing at the top of the mountain with everyone I ever loved.”
Antwaun Sargent
3.7.17
Photography

Beyonce's Pregnancy Photos and the Contemporary Artist Behind Them

Queen Bey's photo series is part mysterious web experience, part family photo album.
Beckett Mufson
2.22.17
Art

Awol Erizku Was Hot Long Before He Photographed Beyoncé's Baby Bump

VICE has had a long and fruitful relationship with the artist who shot the Beyoncé pregnancy photo. Here are some of our favorite photos we've published by him over the years.
VICE Staff
2.2.17
Art

Nail Salon Paintings Critique a Ubiquitous Self-Care Symbol

Awol Erizku’s show at Nina Johnson rehashes the symbol of a hand holding a rose to examine larger cultural issues
Andrew Nunes
12.9.16
Art

16 Must-See Shows at Art Week Miami 2016

Including secret bonus events, but you're going to have to read this for details...
Alina Cohen
11.29.16
Art

Food Art: It's What's for Dinner in LA

A James Beard Award-winning chef curated this food art exhibition, so you know it’s good.
Andrew Nunes
9.2.16
Photo

Artist Awol Erizku’s ‘Bad II the Bone’ Takes Abstraction to the Streets

The 27-year-old artist's new show opens at Night Gallery in LA this Saturday.
Antwaun Sargent
1.14.16
Art

Awol Erizku Talks Creative Voice and Duchamp Detox Clinic

Kilo Kish interviews the photographer and sculptor.
Kilo Kish
11.25.15
Stuff

Dead or in Jail: The Burden of Being a Black Man in America

There was a time when I vowed to never bring another black child into this world. "For what?" I thought. "To be beaten, to be caged, to be taught to hate himself and everyone who shares the same skin as him?"
Wilbert L. Cooper
8.4.15
Photo

​Black Market Proved Art Fairs Can Turn Up

The Black Market art fair celebrated young artist of color who are inspired by hip-hop culture. It was also a wild, sweaty, and enthralling party that had me retweeting shit with my mouth.
Sean J Patrick Carney
5.19.15
Music

Awol Erizku Made a Mixtape About His Event at MoMA

One of our favorite VICE contributors is having an event at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC on May 17.
VICE Photography
5.8.15
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