16.07.09 by Jeff

Buddy System

Little Paper Planes presents, Buddy System! If you live in SF, get down to Rare Device (1845 Market St.) at 7pm tonight, for the opening! Four artists were selected and then each of them had to invite a buddy to be a part of the show as well. The eight artists showing are: Caitlin Gallupe + Bridget Moser, Claire Grill + Aline Cautis, David Wilson + Nathaniel Russell, Jess Wheaton + Matt Momchilov.

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Caitlin Gallupe


buddy system little paper planes san francisco show rare device market st

Caitlin Gallupe

buddy system little paper planes san francisco show rare device market st

Matt Momchilov

buddy system little paper planes san francisco show rare device market st

Nathaniel Russell

buddy system little paper planes san francisco show rare device market st

Jess Wheaton

buddy system little paper planes san francisco show rare device market st

Bridget Moser

buddy system little paper planes san francisco show rare device market st

Claire Grill

buddy system little paper planes san francisco show rare device market st

A series of publications featuring the artists’ work will also be available for purchase online at Little Paper Planes.













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



  • http://www.jollybegood.com JollyBeGood

    nathaniel…now I could be wrong but I imagine your picture here is a hand slapping an X chromosome…am I close? Any other guesses? P.S. i must have the paper planes. Esp, after the last post on it about a month or two ago.

  • Brittni

    The first Caitlin Gallupe reminds me of the cover of “Fear And Loathing in Las Vegas”





29.05.16 by Staff

Colourful Layered Ceramics by Korean Artist Jongjin Park

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Currently working on his PhD in ceramics at Kookmin University in Seoul, Jongjin Park creates a curiously teetering and layered look in this ongoing series of colourful ceramics. See more images from “Artistic Stratum” below.

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29.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Adele Renault

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You may remember Belgian artist Adele Renault from her pigeon portraits (click here for previous post). This is a selection of work from her time in Burkina Faso and the focus of her upcoming exhibition Les Hommes Intègres. Check out more images below or at art is just a four letter word Gallery in Germany starting June 4th.

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29.05.16 by Staff

“NGURAALAMI” by Artist Otis Hope Carey

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Otis Hope Carey explores his indigenous heritage in a series that mixes 1960s optical art with themes of home and dreams of safe passage for his ancestors and the Gumbaynggirr people. His first solo exhibition, “NGURAALAMI,” will be on display at China Heights Gallery in Surry Hills (Sydney) starting May 27th. More images and video below!

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27.05.16 by Jeff

Elaborate Salt Labyrinths by Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto

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Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto’s incredible, labyrinthine installations are the result of 45 hours of meticulously piled grains of salt, strewn inside a medieval castle in the South of France. I’ve posted about his work several times (here, here, here) but I never grow tired of it.

See more images of “Floating Garden” and “Labyrinth” below or as part of the exhibition Univers’sel at Aigues-Mortes until November 30th.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Google Cultural Institute’s New Art Camera

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It took the Google Cultural Institute five years to archive 200 artworks in super high resolution (we’re talking gigapixels). Now they’ve scanned 1,000 in just a few months all thanks to a new camera! The device, dubbed the Art Camera, has cut down capture time from a full day to around 30 minutes. With 20 cameras built, Google has been lending them out to major institutions in cities across the globe free of charge!

It is pretty incredible how far you can zoom into the artworks; have a look here. Watch the video below.

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