05.12.11 by Jeff

Remake / Claire Ball

“The Two Fridas” beautifully remade by Claire Ball. I’m still uploading your submissions, but I’ll finish them this week. See them all here.

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



  • this is by far the best one of the remake series
    from picking frida ( and especialy that painting ) to realization of the final remake.
    I realy like the reference to painting the bodypaint gives in the foto
    & this faint sense of erotic it gives you
    which is also always there when looking at kahlo
    she also had this weird aura around her,
    which is drawing you closer and at the same time pushes you away

    claire neatly caught that aspect.

    reminds me I still have to take a photograph sooner or later: in my neighbourhood there’s one guy living in an antique flat.. in his eating room there’s a wall full of frida kahlo paintings (around 20), it’s always odd walking by the window each evening.

  • one of my favourite submissions for sure – would love to see a photo of his wall sounds amazing

  • fiorella

    i love it!





25.07.16 by Jeff

Reader Submission: Karen Reyes

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Absolutely blown away by these paintings by Monterrey, Mexico-based artist Karen Reyes, who shared her work in our July Reader Submissions post. Definitely some of the strongest work that’s been submitted to us. Have a look at more paintings below.

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25.07.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Pema Rinzin

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Artist Pema Rinzin creates contemporary works using traditional Tibetan Buddhist painting techniques. Rinzin was born in Tibet and raise in India. More images below.

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25.07.16 by Jeff

Reader Submission: Jhon Douglas

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Drawings by artist Jhon Douglas, found via our July Reader Submissions. More images below!

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25.07.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Carlo Cane

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A selection of paintings by Italian artist Carlo Cane. More images below.

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25.07.16 by Staff

Street Artist Erects Tiny Wall Around Trump’s Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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British-born, Los Angeles-based street artist Plastic Jesus (whose work feels heavily inspired by Banksy) has erected a six inch wall around Donald Trump’s hollywood star in response to the presidential candidate and the absurd wall he’s claimed to build if elected. More images below.

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