Heather Benjamin


[NSFW] Violent Erotic Drawings Explore the Primal Sides of Womanhood

The illustrator tells stories of female identity with breathtaking honesty and a touch of the occult.


Comic Arts Brooklyn Is the Only Comic Fest That Matters

VICE art editor Nick Gazin reports on all the highly excellent comic book offerings at Comic Arts Brooklyn this past weekend.


The New York Art Book Fair Was Full of Essential and Worthless Stuff

See if you can tell which objects are exciting and important and which are lazy and garbage.


How to Make Sex and Relationships Work When Only One of You Is Kinky

"The dude who once said he had no interest in roleplay or BDSM whatsoever actually surprised me by building a dungeon in our basement while I was out of town."


'Romantic Story' Is an Art Book About the Horrors of Being in Love

Heather Benjamin's drawings take the "girly imagery and emotions" of vintage romance cartoons and transform them into grotesque nightmares.


The New York Art Book Fair Was Too Hot and Too Stimulating

Every year the New York Art Book Fair stuffs itself inside of Queens' MoMA PS1, and every year I go and give it all my money.


The 2014 New York Art Book Fair Brought Thousands of Recluses into the Daylight

PS1's yearly New York Art Book Fair has swiftly become another one of the large yearly art events that everyone has to go to or risk being struck down by a lethal dose of FOMO (fear of missing out).


Nick Gazin's Comic Book Love-In #74

Dear VICE comics fans, I went to the NY Art Book Fair a month ago. I saw my friend Terence there and then he was killed the next day. I’ve been meaning to review the books I got but it was easier to just let them sit in the tote bag I brought them home...