10.07.09 by Jeff

Shay Kun

Wonderfully absurd paintings by Shay Kun. The tone reminds me a little bit of Banksy’s work.

shay kun painting painter absurd surreal

shay kun painting painter absurd surreal

shay kun painting painter absurd surreal

shay kun painting painter absurd surreal

shay kun painting painter absurd surreal

shay kun painting painter absurd surreal

shay kun painting painter absurd surreal













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



  • excellent.

  • so does he paint over found paintings? or does he paint those backgrounds too?

  • rankness

    yeah looks like he paints over found landscape paintings.

  • these are great! i love the idea of a found landscape.

  • Caitlin

    It’s interesting that you said it reminds you of Banksy’s work…I opened the link without looking at the artist and thought it actually was Banksy! It’s remarkably similar to the “vandalized” found paintings of his. Very cool.

  • Shay

    just a quick note, they are all hand painted by me from A-Z, sorry to disappoint…:)!

  • Isaac

    Shay your work is amazing! So glad I found you!!! :D

  • Philip

    Your work is great and I’m not just jocking your dick man. I really enjoy your tribute to Mr. Cole and friends alike. Your collage work is excellent along side the fact that you are also very skilled with the brush. Keep up the good fight.

  • he paints the entire panting, he does NOT use found paintings–he is super talented, I know this as I represent him and am doiong a studio visit with him this week. Look for his work in upcoming Phillips NY “NOW” sale March 6 2010, and for his solo with me Jan Feb 2011. I also have 3 of his amazing works in an uncoming group show this April-May..they ARE as good as you think they are..:)
    heather, http://www.russellprojects.com





21.07.17 by Jeff

The Booooooom Creative Job Board

Booooooom art design jobs

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A couple of examples: Our friends at Society6 are looking for a Creative Director, and Skillshare have posted openings for both a Content Producer and Senior Product Designer.

To start, we’re focusing on three cities (New York, Los Angeles, and Vancouver) and will also be posting remote jobs (for those of you who prefer to work from home). All job postings are free for the rest of the month if you use the PROMO CODE: ‘friends’.

Check it out: jobs.booooooom.com

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Artist Spotlight: Samuel Rodriguez

Recent work by artist Sam Rodriguez from San José, California (previously featured here). More images below!

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19.07.17 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Angeles Peña

“Aguas de Montaña” is a journey into The Andean Patagonia, a desolate territory where photographer Angeles Peña lived all of her childhood.

She says, “In a world that spins faster and faster I feel an enormous necessity to focus on the details and the beauty of what still remains. I find myself with a nature that sustains itself but can fall at any moment. It is something that surpasses me and I cannot stop observing.”

See the rest of the series below.
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