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.

  • i love them all, this is so great.

  • Cara To

    Fucking awesome!

  • 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.

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

  • great. i love this color

  • 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

  • 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 :)

  • 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!

  • Awesome!





24.07.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Val Britton

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24.07.17 by Staff

“The Omega Project” by Rone

Rone continues his exploration of doomed and abandoned spaces with his latest immersive exhibition. “The Omega Project” sees the Melbourne-based artist setting up shop in a condemned suburban cottage in his hometown. Granted access and free rein before it’s torn down, Rone has filled the early 1900s weatherboard house with his signature ‘Jane Doe’ portraits. He also teamed up with interior stylist, Carly Spooner, to recreate the archetypal interiors, furthering the jarring mix of beauty and destruction particular to the experience of street art. As Rone explains:

“The concept of creating something beautiful within the context of decay and decline is central to the experience of any street artist. As is the idea that whatever you create might be gone the next day. For the artist, street art is all about embracing that transience and impermanence. And for the audience, it’s about seeing it (and taking photos of it) while you can”

Click here to check out the incredible 3D tour created by Phoria as well as more images and video below. While the exhibition starts July 22 and runs until the end of the month, the exact location will only be disclosed via email tomorrow morning to those who RSVP!

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Artist Spotlight: Patrick Jacobs

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21.07.17 by Jeff

The Booooooom Creative Job Board

Booooooom art design jobs

If you’re a creative looking for work, or a company looking to hire, we are excited to announce our very own creative job board: Booooooom Jobs. Graphic design jobs, curatorial positions in galleries, freelance animation gigs, a wide variety of opportunities to work in a creative field!

A couple of examples: Our friends at Society6 are looking for a Creative Director, and Skillshare has an opening for a Content Producer.

To start, we’re focusing on three cities (New York, Los Angeles, and Vancouver) and will also be posting remote jobs (for those of you who prefer to work from home). All job postings are free for the rest of the month if you use the PROMO CODE: ‘friends’.

Check it out: jobs.booooooom.com

20.07.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Till Rabus

A selection of recent work by artist Till Rabus from Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Click here for previous posts. See more images below.

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