23.03.10 by Jeff

Gustavo Godoy

Sculptures by artist Gustavo Godoy. Los Angeles.

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



  • meg

    amazing

  • Colin

    so moving.

  • jono

    awesome

  • Lance Waterman

    Not all is good if you have to live beside it.

    I live right beside what is called an “intervention” and I witnessed the bulldozing of the road and the landing and I’m forced to “participate” everyday by seeing something so out of place, it can only be called an abomination. The intervention called “Big Blue” by Gustavo Godoy is completely in my face. When i moved to the high desert, I chose it for its privacy and beauty. From now on, I’m the one who must “participate” in some crude artist struggle and remember on a daily basis how the valley looked before it was desecrated. I’ll remember when it was untouched and perfect. Now, a color so unnatural, its glare rings loud any time there’s sunlight. This Big Blue is by definition a monstrosity. A degenerate production that facilitated the destruction of what was once a quiet country neighborhood. The selfish and ill thought out participation in my valley will linger even after that eyesore has withered and rotted. The concept , does not belong here. It is neither attractive nor facilitates positive discourse. All it’s accomplished is to advance the destruction of a piece of virgin desert. It could have been done anywhere in LA which is already destroyed, instead it’s destroyed something that was in complete harmony to gratify an ego. I remain a victim of this so called art but art would infer creative skill and imagination produced for beauty or emotional power but this blot on the landscape has neither. Its just egotism. Please, in the future, give much deeper thought to the ramifications of your actions. Consider the environment and the people it’ll directly affect.





07.12.16 by Jeff

Are the Similarities Between Trump and Hitler TIME Covers Purely Coincidental?

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TIME Magazine has just announced their “Person of the Year” is Donald Trump. Twitter users were quick to point out the striking similarities between this cover, shot by photographer Nadav Kander, and the Adolf Hitler cover from April 1941. Hitler was also named “Person of the Year” in 1938.

In both images the subjects are seated in chairs, but as Fader points out, notice the ominous shadow on the wall, and the way the colour of the backdrop complements the suit. For reference you can look through the past “Person of the Year” covers here.

Many are also suggesting that the “M” in TIME gives Donald Trump the appearance of having devil horns. Are people reading too much into this or were these intentional decisions? Have a look at both cover images below.

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Paintings from New York City-based artist Kyle Staver’s latest exhibition. Click here for previous post. See more images below.

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A selection of photos by photographer Tim Richmond (click here for previous post). More images below.

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Artist Spotlight: Patrícia Koyšová

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A selection of paintings by Bratislava, Slovakia-based artist Patrícia Koyšová (click here for previous post). All images photographed by Peter Čintalan, see more below!

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07.12.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Henrietta Harris

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A recent series of paintings by New Zealand artist Henrietta Harris. Click here for previous posts. More images from “Fixed It” below.

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