21.07.10 by Jeff

Helmut Smits

Various works by Helmut Smits. Rotterdam.

helmut smits artist sculptures public installation

helmut smits artist sculptures public installation

Rainbow (2010)

helmut smits artist sculptures public installation

Paddling Pool Fountain (2003)

helmut smits artist sculptures public installation

helmut smits artist sculptures public installation

helmut smits artist sculptures public installation

Dead Pixel in Google Earth (2008-2010)

helmut smits artist sculptures public installation

Mickey (2005)

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



  • Gabe

    what? he couldn’t do a Double Rainbow in the first pic?

  • The last image is pretty clever when it’s put with the title he choose. Made my laugh.

  • 1

    WOOAah! Half rainbow across my windshield!!

  • mario

    Hahaha! Loved the ideas!! Amazingly simple work!

  • haley

    WHAT DOES IT MEAN

  • lapetitefaon

    oh my gosh, I love love love that kiddie pools made into a fountain!!! its so silly/lovely!

  • i didn’t even realize they were kiddie pools.

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  • LIZ

    wheeeeeere do you get those little paint packets ?

  • Ruth

    So creative and entertaining! Great work!





23.06.17 by Jeff

5 Questions You Must Answer (or die)

This is our weekly discussion post where I ask 5 questions and you answer them (I answer them too). If you missed them, the previous 5 Questions posts are HEREHEREHERE and HERE.

 

The Questions

1- What’s your favourite piece of useless trivia?

2- What’s a bargain bin movie that’s actually really good?

3- How many times do you think you’ve stolen something in your life?

4- Describe your favourite procrastination technique.

5- What’s a unique question that I can use for a future 5 Questions post?

 

 

23.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Luke Ramsey

Loving these paintings from “Out In It” by Luke Ramsey, which is just coming down at Madrona Gallery, part of his artist residency in Victoria, BC. This is what summer feels like here. Have a look at more from the series as well as a couple murals below!

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23.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO

Loving these weird drawings by San Diego-based artist Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO. Have a look at a couple more below!

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22.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Gareth Cadwallader

A selection of paintings by British artist Gareth Cadwallader (another great find from Supersonic). More images below.

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22.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Steve Chmilar

Paintings by Canadian artist (and musician) Steve Chmilar, born in Grand Prairie, Alberta and now living in Toronto, Ontario. His upcoming show “Wrong Century” starts June 23rd at 7pm at Hashtag Gallery (Toronto). More images below.

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