The Culture List | Chuck Close Nudes & Iconic Magazine Photos
Photograph by Chuck Close, courtesy of Pace Gallery. 

The Culture List | Chuck Close Nudes & Iconic Magazine Photos

Photograph by Chuck Close, courtesy of Pace Gallery. 

“Art is messy. And it’s hard.”

Annie Leibovitz

Portrait of an Artist | Chuck Close
See Close’s Polaroid portraits from our Hollywood Portfolio here.
Photograph by Chris George. 

Portrait of an Artist | Chuck Close

See Close’s Polaroid portraits from our Hollywood Portfolio here.

Photograph by Chris George. 

Listen: The Greatest Living Artists Poll Results on V.F. Audio

Pulitzer Prize–winning critic Mark Stevens reveals the results of Vanity Fair’s provocative straw poll, which asked top artists, academics, and curators: Who are the six greatest living artists?

Download the lastest edition of V.F. Audio here or wherever audiobooks are sold.

Entr’Acte |  Gorgeous Jazz-Inspired Sketches of After Midnight 
Design by Isabel Toledo; Illustration by Ruben Toledo.

Entr’Acte |  Gorgeous Jazz-Inspired Sketches of After Midnight

Design by Isabel Toledo; Illustration by Ruben Toledo.

We Art Boston. 
V.F. contributing illustrator Joe McKendry, co-founder of We Art Boston, and 50 other well-known children’s book artists will be auctioning original works of art from Oct. 10 - 24 to raise money for the Emergency and Trauma Fund at Boston Children’s Hospital. 
For more information, go to www.weartboston.org and follow We Art Boston on Facebook here. 
Above: Tremont Street, 1895, by Joe McKendry.

We Art Boston. 

V.F. contributing illustrator Joe McKendry, co-founder of We Art Boston, and 50 other well-known children’s book artists will be auctioning original works of art from Oct. 10 - 24 to raise money for the Emergency and Trauma Fund at Boston Children’s Hospital. 

For more information, go to www.weartboston.org and follow We Art Boston on Facebook here. 

Above: Tremont Street, 1895, by Joe McKendry.

Vanity Fair, Reborn | Rare, Unseen Prototypes from Our 1983 Relaunch
The New Supers | Joan Smalls and Karlie Kloss
Illustration by David Downton. 

The New Supers | Joan Smalls and Karlie Kloss

Illustration by David Downton. 

Exclusive: The Definitive Amanda Bynes Coloring Book

Bust out your Crayolas and send us your most inspired work. We’ll tweet and reblog the best submissions. 

Illustrations by Sam Sellers