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Art

MoMA Is Finally Giving Legendary Black Artist Charles White His Due

Black people have made great art forever but have been mostly ignored by large museums. Nearly 40 years after his death, White is finally getting the acclaim he deserves.
André-Naquian Wheeler
10.24.18
Comics!

'Stay Inside,' Today's Comic by Sami Alwani

An artist talks about his work anxiety and what he does to escape it.
Sami Alwani
8.28.18
Culture

These Playful Watercolor Paintings Update the Kama Sutra for 2018

“I found it only natural to include some homosexual and queer couples in my book—because, well, it’s 2018! I wanted my book to be colorful in every sense."
Beckett Mufson
8.28.18
Art

This Artist’s Neon Erotica Is Metal (and NSFW) as Hell

L.A. artist Kristen Liu-Wong paints beautiful scenes of bong-smoking, kinky warrior-queens.
Kara Weisenstein
8.13.18
Art

We Need More Artists Like This Street Performer-Turned Multimedia Wizard

How a formerly-undocumented kid from Queens went from performing on the subway to a solo art show in Manhattan.
Kara Weisenstein
7.24.18
Art

Infamous Erotic Novel 'Story of O' Inspired Natalie Frank's Arousing Art

The kinky French 'fairy tale,' as the artist calls it, was taboo for decades.
Julia Gray
6.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Jim Carrey's Presidential Portrait of Trump Belongs in the Smithsonian

"You Scream. I Scream. Will We Ever Stop Screaming?" is nothing short of a masterpiece.
Drew Schwartz
3.30.18
Culture

Wild Stories of Partying with Warhol and Bowie in the 70s

Painter Duncan Hannah relives New York's most debauched decade and shares exclusive behind-the-scenes photos with VICE.
Miss Rosen
3.14.18
Art

How Artist Kennedy Yanko Went from Bodybuilding to Metalworking

She's one of the coolest young artists conquering New York. Here's why you need to know her name.
Antwaun Sargent
3.8.18
Art

The Artist Changing the Face of Black Girlhood

Even Beyoncé adores Deborah Roberts's collaged portraits of strong, beautiful black girls and women.
Antwaun Sargent
3.6.18
entertainment

This Guy Paints the Sex He Allegedly Has with Aliens

When he was 17, David Huggins says he lost his virginity to an extraterrestrial.
Kara Weisenstein
2.7.18
Art

Painting the Pain and Beauty of Black Life

Artist Nina Chanel Abney's simultaneous gallery shows were down the street from each other and a world apart.
Gabrielle Bruney
1.5.18
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