On many occasions, artists have prophesied the path of their career, the course
of their life and many other things surrounding them including life and death. A very specific one is Jean Michel Basquiat, the artist that we have chosen for the cover of the second edition of our magazine.
From the kid living in a cardboard box on the streets of New York at 17, to a superstar millionaire artist at 21, to his tragic death at the age of 28 to a legend that inspires millions of artists, Jean Michel Basquiat has captured the imagination of the world.
The purpose of this publication is to see how contemporary artists present themselves
and their works to the viewers and to connect them with a wider audience.
Boomer Magazine (#2) Boomer Magazine (#2)Jared OrlinMessiah BrownAfter more than 15 years working in ceramics,Born in the Bronx in 1992 and raised out inSouth African-born Jared Orlin shifted his love forBrooklyn for the remainder of his youth, the artistbright, bold colours and the beautiful symmetryhas always had a creative soul that was fullof repeating imagery to a new medium: digitally-of expression. Messiah was the only child untilenhanced pop art and abstract photographyhaving a sister at 16 which is when he cameprints. In doing so, he founded iHeart Pop Art andout to his family with his gay sexual identity. Hisits mission of adding colour to even the dullest oflife wasn’t picture perfect, but it was filled withwalls.tough love and passion. These unique qualitiesInspired by Andy Warhol and MC Escher,his family gave him is what made him into theJared, who now lives in the UK, loves presentingcreator he is today. Messiah enjoys many otherthe ‘normal’ in surprising and unexpectedcreative outlets besides oil painting, he hasways. Through playful repetitions and colourtalents in creative writing, poetry and acting.enhancements, he puts new spins on every-When he is not creating art, or writing heart feltday images, imbuing them with unusual andpoetry he is often digging into spirituality andsometimes surprising perspectives.nature. Messiah is a emerging artist, and this is@iheartpopart_@messiahartjust the beginning of the world getting to knowwho this creator is. He believes we create thebeauty we want the world to perceive us as, andMessiah just began to bloom and shall continueto flourish in his garden he is building.Brighton Pavilion Mirror50 Shades of The QueenLe MasqueMidnight Blues26Digital Photography Print42 x 59.4 cmDigital Print50.8 x 50.8 cm27Oil on Canvas40.6 x 50.8 cmOil on Canvas40.6 x 50.8 cm