15.04.10 by Jeff

Titus Kaphar

Incredible cut canvas oil paintings by Titus Kaphar.

titus kaphar artist painter painting

titus kaphar artist painter painting

titus kaphar artist painter painting

titus kaphar artist painter painting

titus kaphar artist painter painting

titus kaphar artist painter painting

titus kaphar artist painter painting

titus kaphar artist painter painting

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

  • from what I understand Kaphar copies classic american and european works and then carefully cuts them up

    • dno

      Wow, not only are his works brilliant pieces of art, they make intense political statements about the original art, and ‘history’ of the Colonial period. Super Stoked on these! WOW!

  • Brilliant. Just Brilliant!

  • sr

    wow… that first one is amazing!

  • lapetitefaon

    I love these! Completely changes the context of the works, especially the second to last is so brilliant, a formerly very serious painting and now the subject looks completely silly and forces the viewer to see it in a new light, brilliant idea!

  • dan

    are these on display anywhere?

  • i second SR. the first one is awesome. trips me out, cant stop staring at it.

  • i saw this exhibition at the seattle museum. they’re even more fantastic in person. his drawings with tar are really gripping.

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  • Maw

    oh. snap

  • Em

    This work is absolutely amazing. I always think that the most successful art in terms of adoration, aspiration and inspiration are those artworks that make you think “why didn’t I think of that!”

    Definitely inspirational as a fashion design student!

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  • yes, this is amazing work… thanks so much for sharing…

  • Anny

    Wow. such a brilliant idea, and beautiful rendering.

24.07.17 by Staff

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“The Omega Project” by Rone

Rone continues his exploration of doomed and abandoned spaces with his latest immersive exhibition. “The Omega Project” sees the Melbourne-based artist setting up shop in a condemned suburban cottage in his hometown. Granted access and free rein before it’s torn down, Rone has filled the early 1900s weatherboard house with his signature ‘Jane Doe’ portraits. He also teamed up with interior stylist, Carly Spooner, to recreate the archetypal interiors, furthering the jarring mix of beauty and destruction particular to the experience of street art. As Rone explains:

“The concept of creating something beautiful within the context of decay and decline is central to the experience of any street artist. As is the idea that whatever you create might be gone the next day. For the artist, street art is all about embracing that transience and impermanence. And for the audience, it’s about seeing it (and taking photos of it) while you can”

Click here to check out the incredible 3D tour created by Phoria as well as more images and video below. While the exhibition starts July 22 and runs until the end of the month, the exact location will only be disclosed via email tomorrow morning to those who RSVP!

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21.07.17 by Jeff

The Booooooom Creative Job Board

Booooooom art design jobs

If you’re a creative looking for work, or a company looking to hire, we are excited to announce our very own creative job board: Booooooom Jobs. Graphic design jobs, curatorial positions in galleries, freelance animation gigs, a wide variety of opportunities to work in a creative field!

A couple of examples: Our friends at Society6 are looking for a Creative Director, and Skillshare has an opening for a Content Producer.

To start, we’re focusing on three cities (New York, Los Angeles, and Vancouver) and will also be posting remote jobs (for those of you who prefer to work from home). All job postings are free for the rest of the month if you use the PROMO CODE: ‘friends’.

Check it out: jobs.booooooom.com

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A selection of recent work by artist Till Rabus from Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Click here for previous posts. See more images below.

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