basquiat

Art

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
1.2.19
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

Rare Ephemera from New York's Storied Era of Renegade Artmaking

These vintage art advertisements were made by artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol, and Nan Goldin.
Miss Rosen
7.10.18
Art

Unearthed Art by Teenage Basquiat Inspired This Exciting New Documentary

A trove of early Basquiat works rescued from an East Village bank vault inspired a filmmaker to explore the artist's formative years.
Miss Rosen
5.18.18
last week in art

Um, Leonardo DiCaprio Is Handing a $3.2M Picasso Over to the Feds

Oh, and his Marlon Brando Oscar, too.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.19.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'Dumb and Dumber To' Was Funded with Stolen Money, Feds Say

After an investigation found millions in embezzled cash had made its way to Hollywood, the Department of Justice is looking to get it back.
Drew Schwartz
6.16.17
short film

This Basquiat-Esque Animation Is About Coming to Terms with Fate

Ollie Magee's award-winning 'Fall' takes a primitivist approach to depicting everyday struggles.
Emerson Rosenthal
5.24.17
auction

Basquiat Painting Sells for Record-Breaking $110 Million

Tokyo e-retailer Yusaku Maezawa won the piece after just ten minutes of bidding.
Nathaniel Ainley
5.19.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Jared Kushner intervened in major Saudi arms deal, Swedish prosecutor drops rape case against Julian Assange, Basquiat painting sells for $110.5 million, and more.
VICE Staff
5.19.17
Art

Go Beyond the Basquiat You Thought You Knew at a New UK Exhibit

Opening this September, 'Basquiat: Boom For Real' is the late artist's first major exhibit in the UK in over 20 years.
Abby Ronner
1.20.17
Art

The Best Art-Inspired Costumes of Halloween 2016

From Warhol to Kusama, art lovers pulled out the stops to bring their favorite works out of the gallery and into the streets.
Nathaniel Ainley & Beckett Mufson
11.1.16
Art

Naked Blue Bodies and Brooke Shields, Curator | Last Week in Art

An Iranian sculptor is charged with disturbing the peace, and thousands get naked for Spencer Tunick in the UK.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.12.16
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