18.12.09 by Jeff

Jason Karolak

Paintings by Jason Karolak. New York.

jason karolak one artist painter painting

jason karolak two artist painter

jason karolak three artist painting

jason karolak four  painter painting

jason karolak five artist painter

jason karolak six artist painting

jason karolak sevenpainter painting

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

  • subtly amazing.

  • I am a big fan of Jason’s work. Here is an interview I did with Jason a couple of years ago (http://wearduringorangealert.blogspot.com/2008/02/artist-of-week_20.html).

  • his paintings are pretty awesome. maybe this is a cynical interpretation but they remind me of someone on the verge of a complete emotional meltdown (esp. 1,3 & 5).

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  • LOVE! the repition and pattern, and thoughtfulness of the colors. way to be complex while still keeping it intact and simple enough to have a bang!

  • DylanS

    I love these.

  • the motion in these is excellent.

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  • Jacob

    Jason come back to New York. We miss you!! I love where you have taken yourself since the days when we were in school. For me, it’s wonderful to see what you were doing back in the day and see it transform into this beautiful work. CONGRATS you deserve it.

21.10.16 by Staff

Artists Create Gig Posters for New Oasis Documentary


Tim Lahan


Our friends at The World’s Best Ever have tapped artists (and Oasis fans) Tim Lahan, Justin Hager and the gang over at Friends of Type to create gig posters for the release of the new documentary, Oasis: Supersonic. Can’t wait for the film. Check out more images below.
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21.10.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Dana Oldfather


A selection of paintings by self-taught artist Dana Oldfather. More images below.

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21.10.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Alexandre “Zedig” Diboine


Digital paintings by illustrator Alexandre Diboine aka Zedig. More images below.

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Artist Spotlight: Julie Heffernan


Recent paintings by artist Julie Heffernan (previously featured here). More images below.

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21.10.16 by Jeff

“Spirit Quest” Skateboard Film Will Melt Your Mind


Colin Read (Mandible Claw) has made quite a name for himself over the past few years as one of skateboarding’s most exciting filmmakers. His film Tengu: God of Mischief was burnt into the retinas of every skater on the planet when it came out – specifically the subway section of the film where Koki Loaiza ollies across the train tracks (towards the third rail) at the 145th St stop (watch it here). Shout out to our bud photographer Allen Ying of 43 Magazine who snapped the infamous photo (which you can see here).

Read’s newest film “Spirit Quest” has the energy of his previous films with a heavy dose of mind-melting editing and camera tricks. I watched the trailer above roughly a million times to analyze what I was actually looking at. Love the multi-cam stuff and the sequence at 0:33 is a thing of beauty. Creativity like this makes me want to go make stuff. I was so excited about the film I had to toss a few questions at the Claw himself. Enjoy a short interview below!

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