26.01.10 by Jeff

James Jean

Some recent work from James Jean.

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james jean artist illustrator illustration painting drawing

james jean artist illustrator illustration painting drawing

james jean artist illustrator illustration painting drawing

james jean artist illustrator illustration painting drawing

james jean artist illustrator illustration painting drawing













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



  • rob

    I’ve been a huge James Dean fan for as long as I can remember! When I first saw the covers he does for the Fables comic series for Vertigo Comics, I was in love!

    They are BEAUTIFUL

    • Savannah

      ah i knew i recognized his style. love those Fables covers.

  • http://www.ambulantic.com ambulantic

    that last one is freaking insane. and the baby feeding. holy crap.

  • coryallen

    <3! think i just found a new favorite artist… this is stuff is amazingggg

  • http://www.chrismelgar.com Chris Melgar

    I just saw some of these in person! Beautiful pieces. I like the direction in which James’ work has been going lately.

  • Becky

    I love his work, one of my favourite artists. he has a broad range of styles. i just bought one of his books, kindling. greattt stuff. <3

  • http://meathaus.com Chris McD

    The rickshaw painting is horrific in all the best ways, meaning it fills me with a sense of dread (see it bigger on James’s website)!

  • http://mollysteadman.tumblr.com molly

    holy shit

  • http://www.selinaloveshard.blogspot.com selina st. james

    oh this is looser than his other stuff. i love it! so dreamy…

    xoxo

  • Adam Z

    favorite artist at the moment





29.05.16 by Staff

Colourful Layered Ceramics by Korean Artist Jongjin Park

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Currently working on his PhD in ceramics at Kookmin University in Seoul, Jongjin Park creates a curiously teetering and layered look in this ongoing series of colourful ceramics. See more images from “Artistic Stratum” below.

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29.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Adele Renault

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You may remember Belgian artist Adele Renault from her pigeon portraits (click here for previous post). This is a selection of work from her time in Burkina Faso and the focus of her upcoming exhibition Les Hommes Intègres. Check out more images below or at art is just a four letter word Gallery in Germany starting June 4th.

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29.05.16 by Staff

“NGURAALAMI” by Artist Otis Hope Carey

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Otis Hope Carey explores his indigenous heritage in a series that mixes 1960s optical art with themes of home and dreams of safe passage for his ancestors and the Gumbaynggirr people. His first solo exhibition, “NGURAALAMI,” will be on display at China Heights Gallery in Surry Hills (Sydney) starting May 27th. More images and video below!

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27.05.16 by Jeff

Elaborate Salt Labyrinths by Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto

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Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto’s incredible, labyrinthine installations are the result of 45 hours of meticulously piled grains of salt, strewn inside a medieval castle in the South of France. I’ve posted about his work several times (here, here, here) but I never grow tired of it.

See more images of “Floating Garden” and “Labyrinth” below or as part of the exhibition Univers’sel at Aigues-Mortes until November 30th.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Google Cultural Institute’s New Art Camera

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It took the Google Cultural Institute five years to archive 200 artworks in super high resolution (we’re talking gigapixels). Now they’ve scanned 1,000 in just a few months all thanks to a new camera! The device, dubbed the Art Camera, has cut down capture time from a full day to around 30 minutes. With 20 cameras built, Google has been lending them out to major institutions in cities across the globe free of charge!

It is pretty incredible how far you can zoom into the artworks; have a look here. Watch the video below.

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