11.12.09 by Jeff

Nicola Verlato

Paintings by Nicola Verlato. Brooklyn. These are incredible.

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nicola verlato artist mothers one painter painting

nicola verlato artist face portrait painter painting

nicola verlato artist skull snake painter painting

nicola verlato artist spears stabbing painter painting

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nicola verlato artist army painter painting













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



  • AGA Szwengier

    oh my goodness, these are works of old masters if they lived in our times. Amazing. I had this idea but don’t have the skills…Nicola is ubelievably talented.

  • willian

    its been a while i dont get that impressed. amazing

  • Urban Da Rossa

    Simply mindblowing!

  • bert

    I cannot believe these are real. I’m so speechless.

  • stunning work

  • Nynke

    I don’t like looking at them. They scare me.

  • that strong your style, your messages … yet … I love

  • intense.

  • He, I think I’ve seen this on the Biennale in Venice this year. Great paintings!

  • I would love to see these in real life. Unbelievable.

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    You pictures are very beautiful

  • Justin

    Oh man. I love these. So. Much Detail. xD

  • ro

    nice you post that here
    I saw the 3rd one (James Dean’s Death, I think) live at the Biennale at Venice, Italy, among other work from him. Really impressive paintings 🙂

  • Aaron

    holy shit.

  • David

    No way !!!

  • like the classic style; it seems to be able to hold the intense subjects.

  • rachel

    the first is fucking intense. they all are. purely amazing

  • I just looked at these while listening to this http://marsargo.bandcamp.com/album/technology-is-a-dead-bird Let’s just say it was intense to say the least.

  • Remind me some of the Glen Fabry works…

  • panda

    these are so amazing

  • Blair

    movement

  • gravity

    gente doida! i really like it!!!

  • Jordan

    Wow.. These are in a league of their own. Nicola is something else!

  • Wow, these are kinda terrifying. So much incredible detail it makes it hard to look away.

  • those are unreal. I think the last army one has to be my favorite.

  • the tragdy in our days.. so ff** amazing!

  • holy shit

  • dreison

    interesting

  • Dear God.

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  • Gilda

    Each piece seems to have it’s
    own story and history. I would
    love to see them and hear how
    Nicola Verlato describes them.

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  • MATEOBANKS

    The last one looks as if Michelangelo painted soldiers. It shows your master of the human form. Absolutely beautiful.

  • bng

    whadya think he meant there, tonight… you?

  • WTF!





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