street art

VICE Specials

The Graffiti Godfathers of Miami

We met up with the Miami Style Gods, who have been making their mark on the city since the early 90s.
VICE Staff
9.19.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

LA's New Naked Trump Statue Envisions the President as a Killer Clown

Activist art collective INDECLINE explains why its latest statue is based on serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
Drew Schwartz
8.17.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Fans Spent $1,000 Putting Dozens of Peel-Off Stars on the Walk of Fame

Because nothing infuriates the libs more than giant stickers.
Drew Schwartz
8.10.18
Art

Unearthed Art by Teenage Basquiat Inspired This Exciting New Documentary

A trove of early Basquiat works rescued from an East Village bank vault inspired a filmmaker to explore the artist's formative years.
Miss Rosen
5.18.18
Photography

Pau Buscató's Playful Photographs of Crazy Coincidences Found in Cities

The street photographer Pau Buscató​ spends seven hours a day searching for the funny moments that only happen when people are crammed together.
Beckett Mufson
4.13.18
tv

Artists Turned This Neighborhood into Springfield from 'The Simpsons'

"Sprayfield" seeks to reclaim public spaces and foster a greater sense of community in a low-income neighborhood in Mexico City.
José Luis Martínez Limón
4.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Landlord Who Destroyed 5Pointz Must Pay Graffiti Artists $6.7M

The building's owner trashed the country's "largest collection of exterior aerosol art" to build luxury condos.
Kara Weisenstein
2.13.18
Culture

A Hip-Hop Crew Rallies Youth with Peaceful Protest in One of Colombia's Most Dangerous Towns

A homegrown rap crew is fostering self-expression to give new life to the youth of the region.
Felipe Sánchez Villarreal
1.17.18
Graffiti

How London's Graffiti Writers Survived a Police Crackdown

After law enforcement announced it would go easier on low-level criminals, the city's graffiti artists are making a comeback.
Charles Graham-Dixon
12.8.17
10 Questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Living Statue

Life-changing advice on how to deal with hecklers and what to do when you really need to scratch an itch.
Michelle Elbers
10.31.17
US-Mexico border

The Chicano Artists Transcending the US-Mexico Border

With a foot in each world, the people of El Paso and Ciudad Juarez have developed a shared culture, which stretches beyond nationality and documentation.
Avery White
Holly Devon
7.4.17
Creators: 50 States of Art

After Going to Jail for Vandalism, a Virginia Muralist Keeps Painting

Mickael Broth was convicted of vandalism in his 20s. The experience made him appreciate the power of artistic expression.
Diana Shi
3.31.17