15.05.09 by Jeff

Clark Magazine / Barry McGee

Issue #36 of Clark Magazine fell out of the sky and onto my doorstep. Barry McGee’s got the cover! There’s an interview with Kehinde Wiley in here too, guess I have to brush up on my French. Thanks Clark!

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



  • dale

    Barry McGee is hands down my favourite artist. I’ve been seeing his work a lot lately which is a bit weird. Shoes, snowboards, ect. Love his lines.

  • Sarah Rivera

    This is crazy, I recently met this kid while in Venice, CA that was doing these faces on the art walls that look kinda like Mgee’s work. I found his website if you guys want to check it out. http://www.ediand.artdealers.com

  • Hey ! Thanks for the review. Our next issue will be out at the beginning of july ! Enjoy !

  • Thijs

    The guy is awesome, i got his artwork on my snowboard (ride DH2) sick colors on that one.

  • TARONE

    holy shit! I gotta get my copy.the cover artwork is off the hook!
    McGee blows my mind away every time.





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Experimental Artist Petros Vrellis Creates Detailed Portraits With A Single Thread

 

Born in Greece, with a background in Electrical Engineering as well as Art Science, artist Petros Vrellis has a passion for creating interactive installations that blend art and technology. His latest project is a mesmerizing re-imagining of traditional handicraft.

Using a 28″ aluminum-rimmed loom, Petros runs a single thread from one anchor peg to another to create just the right density and darkening at precise intersections. The end result is a detailed image that emerges from 3000 – 4000 continuous loops (or 1-2 kilometers of thread)!

While Petros is following a set pattern developed from a computer-generated algorithm, as you can see in the time-lapsed video above, the step-by-step process is all done by hand. We had the chance to speak with Petros about his experimental process and why hand-made work still has a place in the digital age. Check out the full interview below!

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