Richard Kern

Los Angeles

Chef's Night Out: Night + Market Song

We hit the streets of Los Angeles with Kris Yenbamroong of Night +Market Song, getting blitzed on mezcal at Bar Amá, slurping nature’s aphrodisiac at L&E Oyster Bar, and dive-bombing Cheetahs’ stage with bills
Kris Yenbamroong

We Insist You Watch WALL's Richard Kern Directed Video for "Cuban Cigars"

Here's what happened when ace newbies WALL teamed up with infamous photographer Richard Kern and headed to a bar in the middle of the day.
Kim Taylor Bennett

GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS: Jemima Kirke and Blondie Feature in a New Photo Show

Celebrating the female muse at Max Fish with Richard Kern, Magdalena Wosinska, Alessandro Simonetti, Dan Martensen, and more.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez

New Photos Celebrating Female Muses

Come see "GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS" in New York starting tonight.
Elizabeth Renstrom
Los Angeles

This Wine Bar Is a Thai Restaurant in Disguise

Wine is an unlikely powerful element of Kris Yenbamroong’s restaurant Night + Market Song, the place that brings authentic, rarified Thai street food traditions to LA. Wine has no place in those traditions, and in Thai food, generally, it has hardly...
Richard Parks

Richard Kern's Throwing a Release Party Tonight for 'Girl Friend Boy Friend'

He'll be selling 100 pairs of underwear and 300 copies of his new book. All you need to do is RSVP.
VICE Staff

Watch The Prettiots' Richard Kern-Directed Video for “Boys (I Dated in High School)”

Careful boys: date a girl in a band and you might end up immortalized in song…
Mathias Rosenzweig

Come to the 2014 VICE Photo Show in Los Angeles!

We're throwing a party in downtown Los Angeles to celebrate our 2014 photo issue—and lucky you, you're invited!
VICE Staff
The Photo Issue 2014

From the 2014 VICE Photo Issue: Doubles

"The photos originated from these class portraits I started in 1999, taking girls who just got out of school and taking a class photo of them. And then it turned into this thing where, if they got their clothes on, I should shoot the exact same shot...
Richard Kern
The Profiles Issue

Why Cinema of Transgression Director Nick Zedd Stayed Underground

It was a freezing Saturday night in 2004, and Nick Zedd was pushing a shopping cart full of film reels to a cheesy Bulgarian-themed nightclub on the Lower East Side where he projected movies once a week.
Avi Davis

Richard Kern's Queer Makeout Spectacular

This video was directed by VICE's favorite photographer, Richard Kern. It depicts young gay and lesbian couples swapping spit. Take that, Mr. Putin.
VICE Staff

Photographing People Once They've Left a Work State-of-Mind

Massimo Vitali was getting ready for his exhibition in New York, so I met up with him to chat about his photography and whether or not his job feels like a vacation.
Richard Kern