11.12.09 by Jeff

Nicola Verlato

Paintings by Nicola Verlato. Brooklyn. These are incredible.

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nicola verlato artist spears stabbing painter painting

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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.

  • http://www.coroflot.com/chris_p Chris

    stunning work

  • Nynke

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

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/oxmn/ OXMN

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

  • http://www.jessedraxler.com Jesse Draxler

    intense.

  • http://www.thijsmeulendijks.nl Thijs Meulendijks

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

  • http://www.joshlawler.com Josh Lawler

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

  • http://www.generaciox.com/factorafrodita/

    You pictures are very beautiful

  • Justin

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

  • http://www.rodericklaperdrix.nl 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 !!!

  • http://selinaloveshard.blogspot.com selina

    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

  • http://SmellsLikeRevenge.com Blake Ellender

    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.

  • http://www.tgreenmint.blogspot.com Herszkowicz

    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!

  • http://fixelated.org/ drea

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

  • http://nathanveldhoen.com Nathan Veldhoen

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

  • http://jessantander.wordpress.com/ jess

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

  • http://agerstrand.com josh

    holy shit

  • dreison

    interesting

  • http://zackorsborn.com ZACK

    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?

  • http://iese.com elcar

    WTF!





03.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Andrea Kowch

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Selection of paintings by artist Andrea Kowch. More images below.

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03.05.16 by Jeff

OURO Collective Presents “PACE” and “Kaleido”

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Heads up for anyone in the Vancouver area, our friends OURO Collective are presenting their new show featuring two works “PACE” (choreographed by OURO) and “Kaleido” (choreographed by Tentacle Tribe). Their work combines street and contemporary dance in a really unique way, and I’m excited to see this show. I’ve shot a couple of their rehearsals and have been planning a project with them in the future!

This is an event for anybody (all ages), and I especially recommend it if you’re a creative person – seeing a lot more dance shows in the past couple years has really inspired the things I’m working on in unexpected ways.

There are 3 evening shows May 5th-7th @ 7:30pm, and 1 matinee show May 8th @ 1:30pm. Advance tickets are available online here.

FYI tickets are slightly cheaper online vs at the door, and their previous show sold out and people were turned away at the door. The show has been kindly sponsored by Converse, with on-going support from Craft Academy SalonSpotlight Dance Centre and Anna Wyman School of Dance Arts.

 

03.05.16 by Jeff

Mind-Bending Photo Manipulations by Artist Laurent Rosset

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A selection of clever photo manipulations by photographer/architect Laurent Rosset, another artist experimenting with the illusion of landscapes which seem to fold back on themselves. You may recall Aydin Büyüktas’ work “Flatland” utilized a drone to create a very similar effect.

More of Rosset’s images below.

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03.05.16 by Jeff

Shit Robot – “Lose Control” Directed by Kevin McGloughlin

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One of my favourite videos so far this year! Kevin McGloughlin directs this mesmerizing visual for Shit Robot’s “Lose Control” featuring Nancy Whang. Stellar editing here – a perfect fit for the track. I’d love to know how some of these effects were achieved. Watch it over on Booooooom TV.

03.05.16 by Jeff

Booooooom Reader Submissions: May

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Here is this month’s Reader Submissions post! Please share your work here if you’d like to be considered for a feature on Booooooom. The comments allow images to be attached so make sure post an image along with a link to your website.

One of the things that makes Booooooom unique is all the encouraging comments people send back and forth on these monthly submission posts. The comments and upvotes do not go unnoticed! Voting up work is like high-fiving that person and it also helps us see what work you guys like! Remember, even if your work isn’t featured on the main site these posts can send some decent traffic to your portfolio!

The link at the bottom will open up this full post, simply scroll down and use the Disqus commenting system to submit your work.

 

Submission guidelines:

1. Please don’t flood the comments with a dozen images, just post 1 image that represents your best work along with 1 link.

2. If you see good work posted by someone upvote it so it appears at the top. This is not just a nice thing to do, it helps me see what work you actually like.

3. You can/should also encourage people who are sharing good work here! Comment on their posts and let them know you like what they’re doing. I really want to foster a community here, and this is a simple way you can connect with other people making work.

4. Keep in mind your post may not show up right away because it has an image attached. It may need to be manually approved first so don’t freak out and post a million times, once is enough.

 

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