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Black Women Making History

My Friend MLK 'Died of a Broken Heart'

Legendary activist Xernona Clayton talks about her relationship with Dr. King, who was murdered 50 years ago. She's a prominent voice in HBO's new documentary, 'King in the Wilderness.'
Alexis P. Williams
4.4.18
VICE TALKS FILM

Agnès Varda and Artist JR Turned a Trip to France into a Documentary

VICE met up with the filmmaker and the street artist to discuss their unique collaboration, 'Faces Places,' and forging an unlikely friendship.
VICE Staff
10.30.17
big east

The Rough and Tumble Big East Was Back for One Night

Chris Mullin, Patrick Ewing Jr., and John Thompson all feuded Wednesday night in Madison Square Garden, just like the good old days.
Patrick Sauer
3.9.17
Film

How an Unfinished James Baldwin Manuscript Became a Documentary Film

'I Am Not Your Negro' director Raoul Peck links Baldwin’s ideas to issues still surrounding race and poverty in America today.
Charlie Schmidlin
2.5.17
Art

Ancient Mystical Rituals Inspire an Intricate 'Cartoon Utopia' | City of the Seekers

Ron Regé, Jr. explores ancient secret teachings through drawing.
Tanja M. Laden
1.19.17
Art

Looking Back at Manhattan's Street Art Mecca, 10 Years Later

Before being swallowed by condos, Eleven Spring Street was a five-story work of art.
Ray Mock
12.11.16
Art

Public Art by Björk, JR, and Yoko Ono Comes to Moscow

Times Square Arts ships its greatest hits from the Big Apple to Russia.
Kara Weisenstein
9.21.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Whoa, the New Trailer for the Tupac Biopic Is Intense

The explosive and stylish 'All Eyez on Me' will hit theaters on November 11.
Ashley Clark
9.13.16
Conservation

The Race to Save Computer-Based Art | Conservation Lab

When it comes to the conservation of computer-based art, the code has yet to be written—but a groundbreaking initiative at the Guggenheim could help establish standards for the industry.
Noémie Jennifer
9.6.16
Art

Giant Olympic Athlete Sculptures Soar Over Rio

Street artist JR immortalizes those not competing in this year's Olympic Games.
Beckett Mufson
8.3.16
Sweden

Silicon Valhalla: Stockholm Stakes Its Claim on the Future

Artist talks from JR and Doug Aitken, Icona Pop, and rumors of 5G internet blew the doors off of the Brilliant Minds conference Day 1.
Emerson Rosenthal
6.10.16
Art

The Louvre's Glass Pyramid, Gone!

Artist JR is back at it again with the large scale optical illusions.
Beckett Mufson
5.25.16
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