18.09.15 by Jeff

Artist Jamie Vasta Remakes Classic Caravaggio Paintings Using Glitter

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The Entombment (Deposizione, 1602)

 

I only recently came across these brilliant paintings by Oakland-based artist Jamie Vasta, recreating the master works of Caravaggio entirely out of glitter. More images below!

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Judith and Holofernes (Giuditta e Holoferne, 1601)

 

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(The Incredulity of Thomas)

 

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Youth with a Basket of Fruit (Fanciullo con Canestro di Fruitta, 1593)

 

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(Narcissus, 1603)

 

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St John in the Wilderness (San Giovanni Battista, 1602)

 

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(Fillide, 1596)

 

Jamie Vasta’s Website













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



  • Defty K. Menglesis

    must add that what really makes it nice, is not that it’s another case of “artist does X with Y”, but the context has been updated, scenarios looks like contemporary snapshots at once as well. good stuff actually.

  • These are made out of glitter? I’d love to see them in person – photos don’t convey glitter readily although they’re well-done regardless.

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26.05.17 by Jeff

Photographer Camilo Jose Vergara Photographs The Same Locations Repeatedly Over 40 Years

No heat, landlord in front of New St. and Newark St., Newark, 1980

New St. and Newark St., Newark, 2015

 

Photographer Camilo José Vergara has committed more than four decades of his life to his photographic archive project “Tracking Time”. Year after year he has returned to poor, minority communities around the United States to re-photograph them from the same vantage points. In 2013, Vergara was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama, and was the first photographer ever to receive this honour.

See more images of his incredible project below.

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26.05.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Miwon Yoon

Lovely work by Korean artist Miwon Yoon. See more images below.

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26.05.17 by Staff

“Solo Together” by Artist Paula Crown

Artist Paula Crown creates 150 ceramic replicas of those iconically cheap disposable red cups for her latest sculptural installation, inviting us to consider the complexity of the mundane and the temporality of togetherness. See more images from “Solo Together” below or on display at 10 Hanover gallery in London until June 8.

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26.05.17 by Staff

“Light Barrier” by Artists Kimchi and Chips


An otherworldly audio-visual phenomenon by South Korean artists Kimchi and Chips (aka Mimi Son and Elliot Woods). Constructing an elaborate apparatus out of hundreds of projectors, mirrors and speakers the duo experiment with the materialization of objects from beams of light. Check out more images and video below!

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26.05.17 by Jeff

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