10.05.12 by Jeff

Hope Gangloff

Drawings by artist Hope Gangloff
Drawings by Hope Gangloff.

Drawings by artist Hope Gangloff

Drawings by artist Hope Gangloff

Drawings by artist Hope Gangloff

Drawings by artist Hope Gangloff

Drawings by artist Hope Gangloff

Drawings by artist Hope Gangloff

Drawings by artist Hope Gangloff

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



  • Tempest of Med’Devi Ink

    these are beautiful – gritty, yet rich, love the perspectives and use of space and color.

  • http://twitter.com/adrianabenh adrianabenh

    i love them all, this is so great.

  • Cara To

    Fucking awesome!

  • http://www.facebook.com/artfabrique Alexander Vinogradov
  • Edward Julian

    amazing detail on the hands and face

  • Edward Julian

    amazing detail on the hands and face

  • Ciara

    Heavy Egon Schile influence here but very lovely!

  • Matías

    Love this!

  • rachel

    These are brilliant. Very “beat”.

  • Dean

    Very cool. Seems contemporary yet full of painterly references (Alice Neel, Vuillard, Pearlstein). I can see the T-L too, (especially in the bottom half of the top picture.

  • Abbey Bennett

    I can’t not comment on these. Jeff- once again, amazing curating. These are stunning pieces that are most certainly reminiscent of Schiele’s work but are undoubtedly original in many ways. I am blown away. It’s amazing when you stumble upon art that has such an extraordinary effect on yourself.

    • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada

      thank abbey – yea i love these too, i especially love the detailing in some of the clothing

  • http://www.facebook.com/yahoaeo Yong Chan

    great. i love this color

  • http://www.facebook.com/yahoaeo Yong Chan

    great. i love this color

  • ali na zar

    wow!!! These are wonderfull!, but, are they drawings? look more like paintings. anyway, i absolutely love this work

  • http://japobsganbare.blogspot.com/ mey ♔ めい

    woah ! Nice drawing !!

  • Ted Higney

    I had the chance to see her show in Chelsea last year and much to my pleasure, they stood up in person as well. There is something incredibly interesting in these portraits. Material is very well handled

  • Joseph

    I love how so many of them focus on her feet. Feet, specifically the female foot, holds so much power and sexuality these days. The lowest part of the female’s body, often the sweatiest.. The female feet hold the essence of her natural scent, they hold the dirt of the day, the sweat of the day. They are also packed full of sensual curves. The pink soles and white tops, or the white soles and tanned tops. They are associated with dominance and sensual power-play. There is something to say about a 6 foot tall, muscular, deep voiced, energetic man, dropped down to his knees, kissing the sweaty feet of his woman. These definitely capture the subtle sensuality of the female feet, however “lacking” (not in a bad, out of focus way) in serious detail. Her face is always off, thinking about something, while her body does its natural, sexual self-advertising… The female body is so beautiful, even the loose symbol! of a painted female is enough to ignite sparks in the male’s mind. The curves are enough to almost turn us into bucking young lads all over again. This woman is so slender and large, her eyes show bags, her skins pigment is off, pale, in unflattering blue shadow, yet… YET, there is a feminine undertone to each of these paintings, feminine, yet, (In my own opinion) quite dominant in nature, actually. (for a lot of them) The bicep tattoo, the sharp lines, blue shadow, dark, blue/black hair, the large hands, and feet… She is screaming dominance in her femininity and its beautiful. Beautiful. :) I like them a lot. Ty for sharing! :)

  • Joseph

    The detail and textures are also awe-inspiring :) I only know of one egon painting/drawing, and it is hanging in my room… And the slender, off scale (especially for a woman) nature of her anatomy does remind me of this poster.. However the detail and the color in these is 2012, its ADD/ADHD satisfying. I really like them. :) thx.

  • jonathan

    incredible paintings….its been about 100 years since schiele painted those gangily expressionist figures, and i think for 100 years artists have been hearing ‘i like it, reminds me of schiele,’ im gonna say this is original and beautiful work and unlike schiele in many ways…just because he painted figures doesnt mean every other artist painting figures is copying him :)

  • http://twitter.com/ivanizm Ahmed Mounir

    so beautiful :)

  • Ebubemichael

    i love it, i love it, i love it!

  • lepetitfaon

    absolutely gorgeous, I love the texture in all of these, and yes, she paints lovely feet!

  • http://www.kizi2.com/ kizi

    Awesome!





27.05.16 by Jeff

Elaborate Salt Labyrinths by Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto

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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.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Google Cultural Institute’s New Art Camera

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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.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Maria Baoli

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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.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: Sally Deng

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

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26.05.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: AJ Dungo

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

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