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The No Photos Issue

Matt Lock Embraces The Ugliness Of Reality

He's inspired by postapocalyptic scenarios and beer.


Vice: When did you start making art?

Matt Lock:

What were wee Matt’s drawings like?

Star Wars


Star Wars

Were you formally trained in art ever?

Are you a “full-time” artist?

What kind of business?

What are your main drawing inspirations?

Do other artists inspire you much or are they are all lazy layabouts who aren’t as good as you?

Oh OK, so basically you like everyone. What about old artists, like ones who used oil paint and stuff?


What are you working on at the moment?

The Menace

What is your next big goal?

What kind of music do you listen to? Does it have much influence on your work?

Do you describe yourself as an artist?