The Hole

Trash Talk

This Artist Transforms Herself into Gruesome Movie Monsters

We visited the home of Jaimie Warren, who is famous for her self-portraits as pop-culture icons. She let us dig through her garbage.
Wilbert L. Cooper
7.21.17
exhibitions

Enter an Old School Cartoon Universe of Sketches and Sculptures

Artists Joakim Ojanen and Ryan Travis Christian bring their divergent practices together for a comically entertaining exhibition.
Andrew Nunes
6.29.17
painting

These Extremely Satisfying Peel Paintings Are Every Trypophobe's Nightmare

Holton Rower spends hours layering paint and tearing it apart to create unique sculptures and paintings.
Beckett Mufson
5.31.17
Art

Here's One: Can "Flashing Money" Ever Be Art?

Artist Andrew Jeffrey Wright investigates the once and future trend.
Andrew Nunes
8.24.16
News

Mentally Ill Prisoners Are Destroyed By Solitary Confinement

For those predisposed to mental illness, isolation can induce anxiety, depression, distortions, paranoia, even psychosis.
Paul Willis
2.2.16
America Incarcerated

Why Solitary Confinement in America Needs to Finally End

Now that solitary is on the national radar, systemic problems with "the hole" are being laid bare for all to see.
Lauren Lee White
9.30.15
News

How California Prison Inmates Fought to Change Solitary Confinement, and Won

After a prisoner hunger strike and a lawsuit, the authorities will no longer be able to throw inmates in solitary just for allegedly belonging to a gang.
Lauren Lee White
9.2.15
Stuff

Scenes from The Hole, San Diego's Most Glorious Gay Bar

This is far from the country's most depraved gay bar, but it hovers near the perfect amount of madness, and is that much better for it.
Tyler Trykowski
7.13.15
News

How Solitary Confinement Can Drive Inmates to Suicidal Thoughts

"Some people think that solitary confinement is basically just spending some alone time," one former prisoner says. "It's not. It's like being buried alive."
Seth Ferranti
6.10.15
Stuff

The Future Is Female: Five Women Artists Are Designing a Revolution

Do you want to fuck capitalism, dismantle the patriarchy, and draw upon your own humanity to create a world that’s sustainable, ethical, and peaceful to live in? If you answered, “Yes,” you might be a Future Feminist, and the Hole might be the place...
Katherine Tarpinian
9.14.14
Photo

Jaimie Warren at The Hole: The Exclusive VICE Preview

Here's an exclusive VICE preview of new work by Jaimie Warren from her second show at The Hole, which opens tonight.
Matthew Leifheit
4.11.14
Words

The Weirdest Art at Art Basel Was By Night Slugs' L-Vis 1990

It was a "hybrid opera" with costumes from Hood By Air.
Jessica Gentile
12.18.13
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