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Art Lover / Articles - 9 months ago

500 WORDS: Sue Coe

“Sue Coe paints horror beautifully, ugliness elegantly, and monstrosity with precise sanity,” wrote Glenn O’Brien—RIP—in 1984 for the debut review of Sue Coe’s work in Artforum. The claim rings true today. Her anti-career career as someone “double-p...

Art Lover / Articles - 9 months ago

NEWS: Charles Blackman (1928–2018)

Charles Blackman, the celebrated Australian figurative painter who rose to prominence with his darkly fantastical and personal “Alice in Wonderland” series, died yesterday in Sydney, just days after turning ninety. He suffered from dementia for year...

Art Lover / Articles - 9 months ago

New in the Booooooom Shop: Magic Hour Zine

Here it is, the wait is over! Our Magic Hour Zine is now available in our shop! This is actually the first zine we’ve ever released and there’s only 50 of them, so if you want a piece of Booooooom history you gotta be quick! We created this zine in...

Art Lover / Articles - 9 months ago

Photographer Spotlight: Austin Kane Quintana

Love these portraits by photographer and filmmaker Austin Kane Quintana from Boston, Massachusetts. See more below. Each week our members share their work with us and we highlight the best of these submissions as Editors’ Picks. You can learn more a...

Art Lover / Articles - 9 months ago

FILM: Swiss Watch

August 20, 2018 • Leo Goldsmith at the 71st Locarno Film Festival THE YEAR’S EDITION OF THE LOCARNO FESTIVAL—held every August alongside Lake Maggiore in southern Switzerland—was preceded by buzz of a different kind: the news that its artistic dir...

Art Lover / Articles - 9 months ago

Artist Spotlight: Ellie Ji Yang

A selection of work by Brooklyn-based artist and illustrator Ellie Ji Yang. Drawn to all things “heartwarming, cheerful and peaceful,” Yang describes her work as inspired foremost by the colours and beauty of nature, explaining further: “While creat...