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!





07.12.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Henrietta Harris

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A recent series of paintings by New Zealand artist Henrietta Harris. Click here for previous posts. More images from “Fixed It” below.

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07.12.16 by Jeff

Photography Magazine: Ordinary

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Kent Rogowski

 

Max Siedentopf and Yuki Kappes have just released another issue of their quarterly arts publication, Ordinary. Each issue pays tribute to a mundane object and this one is all about the classic white sock! 20+ artists contributed sock-related creations to this issue, and each copy ships with an actual sock.

Have a look at more images from the issue, as well as a list of contributing artists, below.

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07.12.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Paolo Del Toro

 

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Another delightfully strange project by Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based artist Paolo Del Toro (click here for previous post). Part-costume part-sculpture, see more images of “The Visitor from Sirius B” below!

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06.12.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: Na Kim

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A selection of recent work by Brooklyn-based illustrator Na Kim (click here for previous post). More images below.

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06.12.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Jessica Hess

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Hyperreal paintings of urban landscapes by San Francisco-based artist Jessica Hess (click here for previous post). More images below.

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