11.12.09 by Jeff

Nicola Verlato

Paintings by Nicola Verlato. Brooklyn. These are incredible.

nicola verlato people grabbing artist painter painting

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

nicola verlato mothers artist painter painting

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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