Venice

art world

9 Breakout Artists from the Venice Biennale

We selected nine rising international art stars, from the Republic of China to Kosovo.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
8.21.17
sculpture

This Colossal Marble Horse Sculpture Represents the World’s Problems

Claudia Fontes's 'The Horse Problem' brings monumental feminist politics to the Venice Biennale.
Beckett Mufson
5.23.17
last week in art

Giant Hands Emerge From a Venice Canal to Raise Climate Change Awareness

Italian sculptor Lorenzo Quinn’s massive new sculpture, 'Support,' is a stark warning on the impact of rising sea levels.
Nathaniel Ainley
5.15.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Venice Could Be Swallowed by Water Within a Century Thanks to Global Warming

Visiting the historic Italian city could require a snorkel if we don’t stop fucking up the planet.
Amy Walker
3.8.17
Art

It's a 'Roll Call' When an 80s Graffiti Crew Reunites in LA

The graffiti crew K2S reunites years after the West Coast tagging movement began.
Diana Shi
10.23.16
daily vice

We Talk Politics with Champion Surfer Kelly Slater

On this episode of 'Daily VICE', we head to Venice beach to talk about his new art show 'Apolitical Process'.
VICE Staff
9.30.16
Art

World Champion Surfer Kelly Slater Threw an Art Show About Politics

The 11-time World Surf League Champion teamed up with Bruce Reynolds, Kevin Ancell, and Todd Glaser to present a vision of activism in Venice, CA.
Beckett Mufson
9.23.16
sports

The 20-Year Fight to Build a Skatepark in Venice

Dogtown and Zephyr may have sparked the skate scene in Venice Beach, but it was the unruly Venice locals, headed by Jesse Martinez, who doused it in gasoline to see how high the flames would go.
Chris Nieratko
8.30.16
Art

Kanye Kissing Kanye: Last Week in Art

In better news, Art Dubai was young, successful, and female.
Sami Emory
3.21.16
Art

Ai Weiwei Stands With Syrian Refugees: Last Week in Art

Plus: A Vladimir Putin calendar, manscaped masterpieces, and more of the latest news from around the art world.
Sami Emory
1.4.16
Photo

Fourth of July at Muscle Beach

The iconic bodybuilding competition on Venice Beach was full of rippling muscles, tanning lotion, and glittering gold prizes.
Michelle Groskopf
7.6.15
Stuff

A Sweeping Look at the Venice Biennale 2015

The highlights and lowlights of all the world's art at the celebrated Italian art fair.
Bibi Deitz
5.21.15
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