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Artist Profiles

An artist is one who creates – writers, musicians, painters, graffiti artists, rock stackers – all are artists.

Here at Matador we have interviews and profiles of artists from Banksy, the graffiti artist, to Zefrey Throwell, who organized a naked protest in New York City.

Artist Profiles Articles

The other side of Fear and Loathing: Conversations with the son of Hunter S. Thompson

by Jason Gorbett

Meet the artists turning the billboards of Los Angeles into works of art

by Megan Miller
2

Here’s why Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee’s boycott of the Oscars won’t do any good

by Colin Heinrich
1

9 bands killing it right now in Brisbane

by Colin Heinrich

Filmmaker Casey Neistat talks about formative moments in his life, and it’s unbelievably inspiring

by Blaze Nowara

This snowshoe artist makes intricate artwork in the snow you can only see from above

by Cathy Brown
2

Rap is resistance in slave-owning Mauritania

by Erin Conway-Smith
11

11 female travel bloggers totally on the rise

by Intrepidtraveller
1

21 Instagrams that will inspire you to visit Los Angeles

by Nick Pachelli
1

15 Instagrammers You Should Follow During Your Next Trip to Denmark

by Nick Pachelli
1

8 African Instagrammers you should be following

by Kari Mugo
2

13 awesome street artists (who aren’t Banksy)

by Matt Hershberger
2

This surfer uses SUP boards to access the raddest street art spot ever

by Morgane Croissant
2

Why New York City is no place for the young artist

by Alecia Lynn Eberhardt
3

Meet the man behind the most iconic image of the 21st century

by Matt Hershberger

Avant-garde Czech film director Věra Chytilová dies, aged 85

by Katka Lapelosová

Why you might become a better person by watching this year’s Oscar nominees

by Sean Malin

14 of the best roles to celebrate the life and career of Philip Seymour Hoffman

by Matt Hershberger
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