Volume 21 Issue 7

The Photo Issue 2014

From the 2014 VICE Photo Issue: Atlantic Wall

The beachhead is submerged at high tide, so the cliffs form a sheer wall that plunges straight into the sea. As the tide recedes, the waves peel back to reveal a surface pockmarked with thousands of small craters, cavities lined with algae into which...
Pierre Le Hors
The Photo Issue 2014

From the 2014 VICE Photo Issue: Walk in the Woods

Thomas Albdorf makes beautiful images and then gives them titles like this: <em>The Blooming of the Daffodil Flower Between May and June Leads Many Tourists Towards Lunzer Lake</em>. Get into it!
Thomas Albdorf
The Photo Issue 2014

From the 2014 VICE Photo Issue: From Off to On

<i>From Off to On</i> is a photo series by German photographer Marina Rosa Weigl. It's like Asger Carlsen meets a Lynchian interpretation of Black Sabbath's <i>Paranoid</i>.
VICE Staff

From the 2014 VICE Photo Issue: Zoë Le Ber

We talked to artist and filmmaker Zoë Le Ber about her creative background, the role of history in her work, and the power of spirituality.
Zoë Le Ber
The Photo Issue 2014

A Brief Anthology of ‘Quotations’

Susan Sontag closes her seminal book <i>On Photography</i> with a “brief anthology of quotations”—compiling remarks from various brilliant people on the topic. The following statements are a variation on Sontag’s original collection of quotes—misheard...
Paul Legault
The Photo Issue 2014

From the 2014 VICE Photo Issue: Cindy Sherman, Cover Girl (Vogue) 1975/2011

While an art student at Buffalo State College in 1975, Cindy Sherman photographed herself on the cover of <i>Vogue</i> as Jerry Hall, the supermodel girlfriend of Mick Jagger.
Cindy Sherman

From the 2014 VICE Photo Issue: Third Skin

These pictures add to an ongoing body of work in which Michael Marcelle casts his family and their small town on the Jersey Shore as characters in a bizarre and vibrant horror movie.
Michael Marcelle
The Photo Issue 2014

Rose Marie Cromwell: Blooms

"The life of a flower is a fleeting moment, and it's this ephemeral nature that makes flowers so desirable. Perhaps an artificial flower represents an attempt to conquer death; a very human attempt, which imbues plastic flowers with their own aura of...
Rose Marie Cromwell
The Photo Issue 2014

From the VICE Photo Issue 2014: Cole Don Kelley

These photos by Paris, Texas–based photographer Cole Don Kelley are weird and beautiful, and while they're not overtly Texan, there's something not particularly East Coast about them. It didn't take long for us to agree that they should be given lots...
Cole Don Kelley
The Photo Issue 2014

Weegee's Pre-Photoshop Darkroom Distortions

Arthur Fellig a.k.a. Weegee is a legendary New York street photographer known for the crime scene photos he took while on tour with the city's emergency services. Here are a couple of his darkroom distortions, which originally appeared in our brand new...
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 Photo Issue 2014

From the 2014 VICE Photo Issue: Zu Nah

These photos came from VICE Germany and they're wonderful. It's food that looks like pussy. What else can you say?
Peter Kaaden