14.04.14 by Jeff

Classic Album Covers in Google Street View

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Last week I posted the fantastic “Dark Side of the Covers” project, where an artist imagined the flip side to iconic album covers. I just came across this equally cool blog post by Reddit user Shystone (Halley Docherty), who is now a “Google Street View specialist” at The Guardian.

Docherty has taken classic album covers and placed them into their precise locations using Google Streetview. Above is Beastie Boys “Paul’s Boutique” album cover in New York’s Lower East Side on the corner of Ludlow and Rivington.

See lots more below.


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Moving Pictures by Rush

 

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The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan

 

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Physical Graffiti by Led Zeppelin

 

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Late for the Sky by Jackson Browne

 

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(What’s the Story) Morning Glory by Oasis

 

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Abbey Road by the Beatles

 

 

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Willy and the Poor Boys by Creedence Clearwater Revival

 

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The Marshall Mathers LP by Eminem

 

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Animals by Pink Floyd

 

Check out Halley Docherty’s full post on The Guardian for a little more information on each location. You might also wanna check out Shystone’s Reddit post doing the same thing with paintings.

 













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



  • Awesome!

  • Taber Craxous

    Amazing photos my friend!!!!

  • Marisol Cabrera

    Wow I can’t imagine the effort it took to track some of these down. Sweet

    • ninobenito

      yes. the effort.

  • Tony Dovi

    Super cool! Thanks for posting this. My brother and I created the Sleevefacer app that does this same thing pretty well. I’ve included one below that I shot of the same Oasis cover while in Seoul. You can check out a huge gallery with some of these photos (along with a bunch of sleevefaces) here: http://site.sleevefacer.com/sleevefacer-app.html And, you can also find the app here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sleevefacer/id471522760?mt=8

  • Tony Dovi

    One more from a day at the beach…

  • Jordan Searle

    Where is the doors hotel morrison?





30.08.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Lotta Hannerz

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A selection of paintings by artist Lotta Hannerz. More images below.

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30.08.16 by Staff

Artist Dominic Wilcox Creates Art Exhibition Specifically For Dogs

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London-based artist and designer Dominic Wilcox (if you don’t know who he is you have to watch this) has come up with the ultimate contemporary art exhibition for dogs as part of an initiative to encourage people to play more with their pets.

Working in consultation with veterinary experts, installations include an open car window simulator and a 10 ft ball pit made to look like a dog bowl filled with dog food. Paintings by artists Claire Mallison, Joanne Hummel-Newell, Robert Nicol and Michelle Thompson hang low to the ground and specifically draw on colours within dogs’ visual spectrum.

Such a great idea! Check out more images and video of the exhibit below, including some of Wilcox’s preliminary sketches!

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30.08.16 by Staff

Booooooom Giveaway: Pictoplasma NYC Conference Tickets!

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Pictoplasma is headed to Mexico and New York! Pictoplasma Academy will be in Mexico City October 25th – November 1st! Hosting inspirational lectures and daily workshops revolving around the theme of character development, the week-long program is designed to help a select group of participants further their personal style across a variety of mediums – from drawing and illustration to sculpture and visual storytelling. The deadline for applications is September 1st!

Following the Academy, Pictoplasma heads to New York City for a one-day art and design conference. Held on November 4th, the jam-packed program includes animation screenings, panel discussions and inspiring talks by artists like renowned illustrator Jean Jullien and GIF-wunderkind Julian Glander.

We’ve got 2 pairs of tickets to giveaway to the NYC conference! So if you can get yourself to New York (or you already live there) simply hit the “Read More” button and leave a comment below! Tell us about your favourite animated character, and why you like them. We’ll pick two winners in two weeks.

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30.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Alex Jenkins

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A bunch of terrific work by London-based illustrator Alex Jenkins. More images below.

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29.08.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: David Jien

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A selection of drawings by Los Angeles-based artist David Jien. More images below.

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