10.01.13 by Jeff

Mark Landis – Father Philanthropy

Mark Landis - Father Philanthropy

Mark Landis - Father Philanthropy
Introducing Mark Landis, master art forger. I really wish this little documentary was a lot longer. Watch below!

Directed by Terri Timely for Avant/Garde Diaries.













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



  • Paul Fiore

    i wish this was much longer as well… really fascinating

    • i wanted to see more of the news reports surrounding his fakes being donated to museums

  • Tim Roth

    Fascinating! What a strange drive and I wonder if he has any squashed desires to make original work.

  • Fascinating! What a strange drive and I wonder if he has any squashed desires to make original work.

    • yea it’s such a specific passion to copy things

  • Does anyone know if there is a longer version of this?

    • from what i understand there is more on the way!

  • such a lovely man doing what he likes !!!!

  • Patrick




27.04.17 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: Keith Rankin

Another batch of surreal illustrations by Keith Rankin (previously featured here). See more images below.

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27.04.17 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Ki Choquette

Photos by Massachusetts-based photographer Ki Choquette. More images from “42°19’25.3″N 72°20’52.7″W” below.

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27.04.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Seth Armstrong

New paintings by Los Angeles-based artist Seth Armstrong. Click here for previous posts. His new show “Pretty Deep Shit” opens at Thinkspace Gallery on Saturday! Definitely go check this one out if you live out that way. More images below!

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27.04.17 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Mark Kushimi

Here’s a selection of photos by Honolulu, Hawaii-based photographer, Mark Kushimi, who happens to be the editor-in-chief/co-founder of one of my favourite publications, Contrast Magazine. The image above is from a beautiful series where he turns his Hasselblad on a tripod during the exposure. Have a look at more of his work below.

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26.04.17 by Jeff

Sculptures by Jaime Pitarch Strip Everyday Objects of Their Functionality

Subject, Object, Abject (2006) – Chair, wooden shavings from chair legs

 

I’m obsessed with these sculptures by artist Jaime Pitarch that I came across on the Spencer Brownstone Gallery website. The Barcelona-based artist explores our relationship to household objects by making subtle and not-so-subtle alterations rendering them completely useless. He says the works have “to do with the human being’s inability to identify with the structures he himself has created”.

Have a look at more images below.

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