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!





23.06.17 by Jeff

5 Questions You Must Answer (or die)

This is our weekly discussion post where I ask 5 questions and you answer them (I answer them too). If you missed them, the previous 5 Questions posts are HEREHEREHERE and HERE.

 

The Questions

1- What’s your favourite piece of useless trivia?

2- What’s a bargain bin movie that’s actually really good?

3- How many times do you think you’ve stolen something in your life?

4- Describe your favourite procrastination technique.

5- What’s a unique question that I can use for a future 5 Questions post?

 

 

23.06.17 by Jeff

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23.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO

Loving these weird drawings by San Diego-based artist Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO. Have a look at a couple more below!

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22.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Gareth Cadwallader

A selection of paintings by British artist Gareth Cadwallader (another great find from Supersonic). More images below.

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22.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Steve Chmilar

Paintings by Canadian artist (and musician) Steve Chmilar, born in Grand Prairie, Alberta and now living in Toronto, Ontario. His upcoming show “Wrong Century” starts June 23rd at 7pm at Hashtag Gallery (Toronto). More images below.

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