mythology

Weekend Recommendations

Scare Yourself Silly This Weekend with the Netflix Horror Film 'The Ritual'

Travel back in time and get deep on some mythology, too.
VICE Staff
2.9.18
painting

All Hail Kehinde Wiley's Portraits of Black Art Royalty

An artist famous for painting everyday black people turns to new models—his art world peers.
Gabrielle Bruney
6.19.17
Film

Gothic Teen Romance "Möbius" Sparkles With Death and Magic

Director Sam Kuhn makes waves at Cannes with a moody retelling of the Orpheus & Eurydice myth set in the Pacific Northwest.
Elyssa Goodman
6.2.17
Illustrations

Illustrator Jose Mertz Revives Monsters from Japanese Mythology

Japanese mythological creatures get a second life in Jose Mertz’s artworks.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
4.16.17
maximalism

Kent Monkman’s Massive Renaissance-Style Paintings Upend Colonial Narratives

Kent Monkman is on a quest to squeeze as much throbbing detail into his energetic canvases as humanly possible.
Andrew Nunes
4.6.17
woodcuts

Intricate Woodcut Sculptures Breathe New Life into Norse Myths

Dennis McNett blurs the line between printmaking and sculpture in his myth-inspired installations.
Andrew Salomone
3.27.17
Art

Artist Uses 150-Year-Old Photography Technique to Create These Chilling Images

Victorian pictures of corpses and pale nudes mingle with contemporary images made with the photography precursor.
Anna Marks
12.5.16
Stuff

Al Capone, Bloodthirsty Mobster, Was a Pretty Good Dad

While Al Capone's criminal life has been written about endlessly, his personal life is still a mystery. In a new book, Deirdre Bair explores what the gangster was like behind the crime scenes.
Seth Ferranti
10.30.16
The Borders Issue

The Epic Saga of Royals in Exile That Shaped Indian Identity

The epic story of a prince and princess in exile unfolds in this ethereal series by photographer Vasantha Yogananthan.
Vasantha Yogananthan
6.16.16
Art

Meet the Performance Artist Transforming into Mythical Trolls

Donning a mask, riding a hoverboard, and playing the flute, Norwegian Tori Wrånes gives a whole new meaning to the term "trolling."
Andrew Nunes
6.2.16
Gaming

The Legend of Zelda, Link, and the Mythos of Milk

'Ocarina of Time' from 1998 is an amazing game that only gets better the deeper you analyze it. Case in point: the role of Lon Lon Milk.
Rebecca V Brink
5.18.16
Art

Sci-Fi Paintings Show How Strange Being a Tween Girl Is

Artist Lori Nelson paints today's tweens into a world of yetis and folklore-inspired ghouls.
Nathaniel Ainley
5.17.16
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