15.05.12 by Jeff

A Brief History of John Baldessari narrated by Tom Waits

A Brief History of John Baldessari narrated by Tom Waits
This is awesome. John Baldessari’s life condensed into 6 minutes. I want my life narrated by Tom Waits, please.

Watch the video below!

A Brief History of John Baldessari narrated by Tom Waits

A Brief History of John Baldessari narrated by Tom Waits

A Brief History of John Baldessari narrated by Tom Waits

This film was commissioned by LACMA for their first annual “Art + Film Gala” honoring John Baldessari and Clint Eastwood.

Directed by Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman

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



  • Oh man, been waiting for this to show up online. Soooo good.

  • And I Like Candy A Lot

    I love this video more than candy.

  • Gerhard Human

    Anything said by Tom has to be legendary… have to watch…now.

  • Gerhard Human

    OK. Watched it. Amazed. Inspired for the next week. At least

  • jasmin schaschl

     what a perfect match! love it

  • lepetitfaon

    I love that the sense of humor of this film completely captures the sense humor of the artist, oh and “you have to be possessed” brilliant advice! 





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

Artist Spotlight: Luke Ramsey

Loving these paintings from “Out In It” by Luke Ramsey, which is just coming down at Madrona Gallery, part of his artist residency in Victoria, BC. This is what summer feels like here. Have a look at more from the series as well as a couple murals below!

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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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