outsider art

Film

This Forgotten Street Photographer Shot Some of Our Most Iconic Images

Garry Winogrand led a controversial life, but he left the world a trove of genius photographs.
Greg Eggebeen
10.10.18
Culture

This Grandma Makes Thousands of Dollars Selling Moose Turds as Art

Behold the marketing genius of Maine's Mary Winchenbach, a miracle worker who built a thriving business out of poo and puns.
Beckett Mufson
10.5.18
VICE Long Reads

The Man Who Lives Inside His Dreams

When the most important people in his life all died in quick succession, Stephen Wright channeled his bereavement into turning his house into a work of art.
Joe Zadeh
5.9.18
Art

This Artist Took Over an Entire City Block to Build an African Bead Museum

Olayami Dabls opened the MBad African Bead Museum in Detroit to connect black Americans with African history and culture.
Antwaun Sargent
3.20.18
Photography

An Outsider Artist's Early Photos Show the Un-Glamorous Side of Drag

Time-travel back to the early days of the outsider art with photographer Clayton Patterson.
Mikelle Street
7.28.17
exhibitions

Artist Puts 'All of the Things' on Display in Group Show by One Person

Leighton Kelly brings it all out of his studio for this chaotic solo show.
Andrew Nunes
7.26.17
last week in art

Kesha's Latest Music Video Features a Work of Monumental Outsider Art

Leonard Knight's 'Salvation Mountain' is a surprisingly appropriate setting for the singer's new single, "Praying."
Beckett Mufson
7.7.17
psychedelic art

Stare at These Psychedelic Abstractions, and Tell Us What You See

Outsider artist Eric Howard's flashy paintings are naturally unnatural.
Andrew Nunes
5.20.17
painting

[NSFW] Grace Graupe-Pillard Has Spent a Lifetime Painting Outsiders

The artist has spent a lifetime creating art that highlights the average and the disenfranchised.
Abby Ronner
4.11.17
prison art

A Popup LA Art Space is Exclusively Showing Works by Convict and Ex-Convict Artists

With ‘Legal Goods,’ the team behind recently closed LA DIY art space Think Tank Gallery question whether 'legal' is actually good.
DJ Pangburn
4.11.17
Sex

Meet the Couples Who Spent Valentine's Day at The Museum of Sex

At New York City's mecca of antique porn, high tech vibrators, and sensual art, V-Day is like Christmas.
Beckett Mufson
2.15.17
Art

[NSFW] Erotic Outsider Art Peeps Inside the Human Psyche

A new show of sexually explicit work by self-taught and folk artists opens at the Museum of Sex.
Kara Weisenstein
1.20.17
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