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The Latinx Presence at Coachella Was Bigger Than Ever

At this year’s festival, we photographed performers like Cardi B and Miguel and their adoring fans.
Andrea Domanick
4.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Competing in One of the Most Dangerous Sports on Earth

A supportive family copes with their 16-year-old's dream of becoming a world champion bull rider on this episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast.'
VICE Staff
12.11.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Drowning Out the Stress of a Noisy City

We uncover how recorded nature sounds can appeal to our evolutionary senses on this episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast.'
VICE Staff
12.6.17
City of the Seekers

Athletes and Musicians Inspire a 21st Century Expressionist Painter

Gena Milanesi paints dynamic, colorful portraits of celebrities like Pelé and Michael Phelps.
Tanja M. Laden
7.17.17
City of the Seekers

Self-Taught Painter Sculpts Monumental Portraits With Oil Paint

Vanessa Prager learned about art online—and turned it into a dynamic art practice.
Tanja M. Laden
5.12.17
City of the Seekers

The Man Who Got Shot in the Arm for Art Gets a Documentary

Instigator, daredevil, and provocateur Chris Burden is the subject of a new film by Timothy Marrinan and Richard Dewey.
Tanja M. Laden
5.6.17
City of the Seekers

[Exclusive] Vintage 1960s Ads from LA’s Forgotten Psychedelic Newspaper

J.J. Englender has been assembling an astounding archive of an underground LA newspaper.
Tanja M. Laden
4.21.17
City of the Seekers

Precious Metal Alchemy Transmutes an Art Space in LA

A century-old produce market is now home to Produce Haus, LA’s newest collaborative arts space.
Tanja M. Laden
4.14.17
City of the Seekers

Sincere, Ethereal Oil Paintings Prove "Kitsch" Isn't a Bad Thing at All

We talked to Welsh artist Richard J. Oliver about why a little kitsch can't hurt you.
Tanja M. Laden
3.31.17
City of the Seekers

[NSFW] Kitsch Meets Cat Lactation in Tslil Tsemet's Giant Oil Paintings

As a kid, Tslil Tsemet tried to drink breast milk from a cat. As an adult, she turned the memory into a painting.
Tanja M. Laden
3.24.17
City of the Seekers

[NSFW] An Interactive Flipbook Presents the Diversity of Trans Bodies

The Transfigure Project uses a playful format to highlight serious issues.
Tanja M. Laden
3.17.17
City of the Seekers

Meet the LA Artist Making Mandalas with Diamonds and Gold | City of the Seekers

Rafael Anteby transforms the mandala from a glyph into a way of life.
Tanja M. Laden
3.3.17