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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
8.31.16
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
5.22.15
News

The Guy From '10 Things I Hate About You' Who Started a Religion Had His Temple Raided for Kombucha

"Part of our spiritual practice is drinking kombucha," a temple spokesman told us.
Mike Pearl
5.15.15
Culture

Why Is the Venice Biennale's Kenyan Pavilion Exhibiting the Work of Chinese Artists?

There's only one Kenyan artist, Yvonne Brandle-Amolo, at the exhibition. The rest of the names at the pavilion belong to a number of artists from China, plus the Italian Armando Tanzini.
Riccardo Conti
4.24.15
Stuff

Cry-Baby of the Week

This week: A woman set fire to her apartment because there was a spider in it and a guy was fired for giving a free muffin to a homeless man.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
7.6.14
News

Angry Venetians Have Had Enough of the Giant Cruise Ships Polluting Their City

They spent Saturday marching around and shouting about it.
Pietro Minto
6.9.14
Italica

The VICE Guide to the Venice Biennale

Trying to understand the world's most important contemporary art exhibition.
VICE Italy
6.14.13
Italica

The VICE Guide to the Venice Biennale

We went to Venice a few months before the official opening to meet artists, curators and producers.
VICE Italy
6.13.13
Italica

The VICE Guide to the Venice Biennale - Part 1

We try to understand how such a massive art event is made.
VICE Italy
6.12.13
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The World Is Sinking - Preventative Measures

VICE co-founder Shane Smith explores global warming by talking to leading experts.
VICE Staff
6.9.13
News

The Hangover News

The head of the BBC resigned this weekend, but you were probably too drunk to notice.
Mac Hackett
11.12.12