12.11.10 by Jeff

Chris Sollars

This summer Brion Nuda Rosch invited Chris Sollars to the SFMOMA to make works using only materials found within the museum. At no point were museum staff made aware of Sollar’s “residency”.

artist chris sollars sfmoma interventions

Sculpture remade with cigarette and gum from balcony ashtray.

artist chris sollars sfmoma interventions

Paper cover on wall attached with water.

artist chris sollars sfmoma interventions

Two white wire chairs and afternoon shadows.

Read more about it, here.













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



  • http://nocoffee-noconcept.com No Coffee.

    The first two are great the last one does not fit with the others. Not that i dont like it, its just more graphic.

  • http://gatsbyproductions.com Hugo Gatsby

    Love the shadow work. Great stuff.

  • http://amiearmagost.web.officelive.com Ami

    I think the titles complete the pieces. “…afternoon shadows” and “…attached with water” makes it kind of transient. I like the humor.

  • http://muscart.com Jon

    Took me time to work out the need for context with the second photo but when I got it it all made sense. Fun work

  • jill

    wow. very nice. have done something similar, without a real life skulpture.





27.05.16 by Jeff

Elaborate Salt Labyrinths by Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto

yamamoto7

Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto’s incredible, labyrinthine installations are the result of 45 hours of meticulously piled grains of salt, strewn inside a medieval castle in the South of France. I’ve posted about his work several times (here, here, here) but I never grow tired of it.

See more images of “Floating Garden” and “Labyrinth” below or as part of the exhibition Univers’sel at Aigues-Mortes until November 30th.

Read More

27.05.16 by Staff

Google Cultural Institute’s New Art Camera

Google

It took the Google Cultural Institute five years to archive 200 artworks in super high resolution (we’re talking gigapixels). Now they’ve scanned 1,000 in just a few months all thanks to a new camera! The device, dubbed the Art Camera, has cut down capture time from a full day to around 30 minutes. With 20 cameras built, Google has been lending them out to major institutions in cities across the globe free of charge!

It is pretty incredible how far you can zoom into the artworks; have a look here. Watch the video below.

Read More

27.05.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Maria Baoli

Baoli9

A selection of images from Maria Baoli’s latest series, which involves a mirrored triangle highlighting simple daily gestures that usually go unnoticed. More images from “Kaleidoscopic” below.

Read More

27.05.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: Sally Deng

Deng6

Selection of work by Los Angeles-based illustrator Sally Deng. More images below.

Read More

26.05.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: AJ Dungo

Dungo1

Selection of work by illustrator AJ Dungo. More images below.

Read More