collecting

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
Why Are You Doing That?

Beer Can Aficionados Talk About Their Fascination with Collecting

A lot of beer can collectors don't even drink beer.
Angela Skujins
6.18.18
Black Women Making History

The Amazing Vintage Shop That Celebrates Black History Every Day

BLK MKT Vintage co-founders Jannah Handy and Kiyanna Stewart are decolonizing vintage shopping one antique at a time.
Genel Ambrose
3.28.18
Fighting for You

An Indiana Orthodontist With a Huge Video Game Collection Is Running for Congress

Indiana’s Tod Curtis wants to bring his geek culture credentials to the US Congress.
Nicholas Deleon
7.3.17
video

[Premiere] Theaster Gates Is Preserving Black Spaces by Buying Whole Stores

The Chicago-based artist shares his outlook on collecting in a new video by Art21, premiering today on Creators.
Kara Weisenstein
6.9.17
painting

Illustrations of Private Art Collections Are a Colorful Window Into the Past

The beauty is in the collecting for Brian Rideout and his new body of work titled 'American Collection Paintings'.
Maya-Roisin Slater
4.8.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Pharma Bro Martin Shrkeli's Latest Venture Is Magic Cards

The infamous price-gauger has serious mana burn, apparently.
VICE Staff
7.7.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

JME Gave a Rare Interview... to the Official Pokémon Channel About How Good Pokémon Is

Gather, children, and listen to story of how JME went from no shiny charizards to lots of shiny charizards.
Noisey Staff
3.17.16
Culture

The Original Mobile App Was Made of Paper

To understand modern mobile apps, we need to turn to their centuries-old grandparent: the volvelle.
Adam Rothstein
11.16.15
Stuff

Metallica's Kirk Hammett Has Way Too Many Skeletons in His Closet

We spoke with the legendary metal guitarist about his lifelong obsession of collecting horror memorabilia, from vintage toys to old school movie posters.
Giaco Furino
10.27.15
prehistoric capitalism

The Greatest Sports Card Collection Ever Is Finally Where Everyone Can See It

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has owned the greatest card collection ever for nearly 70 years, and kept it mostly out of sight. Now, slowly, it is arriving online.
Joe DeLessio
10.13.15
tech

Inside the Intense, Insular World of AOL Disc Collecting

Most people threw out all those "50 Hours Free!" CD-ROMs that were everywhere in the 90s, but a select few collectors made it their mission to hoard hundreds or thousands of the discs.
Arielle Pardes
10.7.15
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