02.04.10 by Jeff

Lay Flat

These days it seems only a few publications introduce me to work I’ve never seen before. Lay Flat is one of them.

lay flat publication art photography

lay flat publication art photography

lay flat publication art photography

lay flat publication art photography

lay flat publication art photography

lay flat publication art photography

lay flat publication art photography

lay flat publication art photography

lay flat publication art photography













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



  • Joseph

    The first two pages is such a rip of John Stezaker I threw up a bit.

  • S

    Stezaker has been working with collage for a long time but he made his ‘Film Portrait’ works pretty recently (2006 on, from what I can gather).
    http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/artists/john_stezaker.htm

    Schmid made ‘Photogenic Drafts’ back in 1991.
    http://schmid.wordpress.com/works/1991-photogenetic-drafts/

    Don’t throw up on the wrong person…

    • it appears Schmid has been making work like this for nearly 20 years but it doesn’t matter to me personally. i just have to laugh when people get so hung up on who did what first and are quick to label things as rip offs.

      this is such a simple idea (two portraits split in half) – i mean, i’ve had similar ideas and had never seen either artists’ work before.

      relax!

  • those teen photos crumpled up are from charlie white, one of my faves. love love love it.

  • Joseph

    Yeah, I know nothing is original. It just seems alot of people are ripping on Stezaker and Wanguchi Mutu lately.

    • maybe just do some research before you make negative comments towards someone’s work

  • allison

    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Or something along those lines. So quit your bitching and swallow your vomit.

  • Joseph

    Vomit swallowed. Just didn’t see a name for the first one so hard to look up the history.

  • hugo cardenas

    help me who is the artist that create a wrinkled or creased photo portraits of characters

    she(he,s) appear in this magazine





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Have a look at more images of Boldtron’s work below!

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