07.04.09 by Jeff

The New Order / Issue #1

The inaugural issue of The New Order magically arrived at my doorstep, and it is an impressive debut. It is a quarterly art and fashion publication from the folks behind Slamxhype, and the highlight for me is the A2 sized fold-out Conor Harrington poster (and interview)! It is only a matter of time before this guy is everywhere. Other interviews include: Herbert Baglione, José Parla, Geoff McFetridge, and Mark Gonzales.

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Ian Cox just just emailed to say he was the one who took the photo that was used for this poster, here’s his Flickr.


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the new order magazine conor harrington

the new order magazine conor harrington

the new order magazine conor harrington

the new order magazine conor harrington













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Thanks for the peak inside Issue #1! I’ve really been looking forward to this – especially since Jose Parla is in it… Nice! -B

    Posted to: http://benmurphyonline.com/news/2009/04/07/the-new-order-issue-1/

  • judging by the couple photos you put up, this mag looks great. so i bought a copy!

  • The magazine looks great, waiting for my copy to arrive.

    The Harrington poster looks good ;0)

  • Omg I would do terrible disgusting things for that issue to land magically on my doorstep! All the images look pretty crazy.
    p.s Im pretty sure we have the same red and blue plaid shirt.. good choice.





30.08.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Lotta Hannerz

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A selection of paintings by artist Lotta Hannerz. More images below.

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30.08.16 by Staff

Artist Dominic Wilcox Creates Art Exhibition Specifically For Dogs

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London-based artist and designer Dominic Wilcox (if you don’t know who he is you have to watch this) has come up with the ultimate contemporary art exhibition for dogs as part of an initiative to encourage people to play more with their pets.

Working in consultation with veterinary experts, installations include an open car window simulator and a 10 ft ball pit made to look like a dog bowl filled with dog food. Paintings by artists Claire Mallison, Joanne Hummel-Newell, Robert Nicol and Michelle Thompson hang low to the ground and specifically draw on colours within dogs’ visual spectrum.

Such a great idea! Check out more images and video of the exhibit below, including some of Wilcox’s preliminary sketches!

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30.08.16 by Staff

Booooooom Giveaway: Pictoplasma NYC Conference Tickets!

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Pictoplasma is headed to Mexico and New York! Pictoplasma Academy will be in Mexico City October 25th – November 1st! Hosting inspirational lectures and daily workshops revolving around the theme of character development, the week-long program is designed to help a select group of participants further their personal style across a variety of mediums – from drawing and illustration to sculpture and visual storytelling. The deadline for applications is September 1st!

Following the Academy, Pictoplasma heads to New York City for a one-day art and design conference. Held on November 4th, the jam-packed program includes animation screenings, panel discussions and inspiring talks by artists like renowned illustrator Jean Jullien and GIF-wunderkind Julian Glander.

We’ve got 2 pairs of tickets to giveaway to the NYC conference! So if you can get yourself to New York (or you already live there) simply hit the “Read More” button and leave a comment below! Tell us about your favourite animated character, and why you like them. We’ll pick two winners in two weeks.

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30.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Alex Jenkins

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A bunch of terrific work by London-based illustrator Alex Jenkins. More images below.

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29.08.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: David Jien

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A selection of drawings by Los Angeles-based artist David Jien. More images below.

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