03.02.09 by Jeff

Marcel Dzama

Let’s see how many Canadians I can post in a row (I forgot to mention Jessica Fortner is from Toronto). Below are paintings by Marcel Dzama, who is originally from Winnipeg and now lives in New York.

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My first exposure to Dzama’s work was the album art for Beck’s Guero (love that album – Farewell Ride anyone?) and I immediately found something about his imagery really unsettling – it was like seeing a Goya painting for the first time.

marcel dzama painter painting artist spike guero beck goya spike jonze

marcel dzama painter painting artist spike guero beck goya spike jonze

marcel dzama painter painting artist spike guero beck goya spike jonze

marcel dzama painter painting artist spike guero beck goya spike jonze

marcel dzama painter painting artist spike guero beck goya spike jonze













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



  • Classic stuff. His series are often more impressive in person, as he does hundreds of those weird little vignettes.

  • Loved His Stuff for a Long Time!





22.07.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Jonas Burgert

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A selection of paintings by Berlin-based artist Jonas Burgert. More images below.

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22.07.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Oda Jaune

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I can’t stop looking at these paintings by artist Oda Jaune, who was born in Bulgaria and now lives and works in Paris. They’re just so weird! I love them. More images below.

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22.07.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Nicolas Dehghani

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Some fantastic work by Paris-based illustrator Nicolas Dehghani. More images below.

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22.07.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Amy Sol

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A selection of paintings by artist Amy Sol. More images below.

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21.07.16 by Staff

Colourful Woven Masks by Designer Bertjan Pot

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A fantastic ongoing project by designer Bertjan Pot. Started in 2010, “Masks” emerged from an attempt to make a carpet out of brightly coloured rope. See more non-carpets below!

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