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.

  • Pingback: Morning Linakge (Apr 16)()

  • 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!

  • Pingback: La visión alternativa de la historia de Titus Kaphar en Booooooom! | ABSOLUT Network()

  • Pingback: Canvas Cutouts to alternate the Historical Message — Scene 360 - The Online Film and Arts Magazine()

  • Pingback: Titus Kaphar « Pinkwind()

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

  • Anny

    Wow. such a brilliant idea, and beautiful rendering.

26.05.17 by Staff

“Light Barrier” by Artists Kimchi and Chips

An otherworldly audio-visual phenomenon by South Korean artists Kimchi and Chips (aka Mimi Son and Elliot Woods). Constructing an elaborate apparatus out of hundreds of projectors, mirrors and speakers the duo experiment with the materialization of objects from beams of light. Check out more images and video below!

Read More

26.05.17 by Jeff


Every week we share a bunch of hand-picked content that doesn’t go up on Booooooom and it’s just for our Secret Email Club members. You might like it! There’s only one way to find out: SIGN UP HERE. (it’s free)

26.05.17 by Jeff

Photographer Camilo Jose Vergara Photographs The Same Locations Repeatedly Over 40 Years

No heat, landlord in front of New St. and Newark St., Newark, 1980

New St. and Newark St., Newark, 2015


Photographer Camilo José Vergara has committed more than four decades of his life to his photographic archive project “Tracking Time”. Year after year he has returned to poor, minority communities around the United States to re-photograph them from the same vantage points. In 2013, Vergara was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama, and was the first photographer ever to receive this honour.

See more images of his incredible project below.

Read More

26.05.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Miwon Yoon

Lovely work by Korean artist Miwon Yoon. See more images below.

Read More

26.05.17 by Staff

“Solo Together” by Artist Paula Crown

Artist Paula Crown creates 150 ceramic replicas of those iconically cheap disposable red cups for her latest sculptural installation, inviting us to consider the complexity of the mundane and the temporality of togetherness. See more images from “Solo Together” below or on display at 10 Hanover gallery in London until June 8.

Read More