11.08.10 by Jeff

Jason Hackenwerth

Balloon sculptures by artist Jason Hackenwerth. New York City.

Balloon sculptures by artist Jason Hackenwerth

Balloon sculptures by artist Jason Hackenwerth

Balloon sculptures by artist Jason Hackenwerth

Balloon sculptures by artist Jason Hackenwerth

Balloon sculptures by artist Jason Hackenwerth

Balloon sculptures by artist Jason Hackenwerth

Balloon sculptures by artist Jason Hackenwerth

Balloon sculptures by artist Jason Hackenwerth

Balloon sculptures by artist Jason Hackenwerth

Balloon sculptures by artist Jason Hackenwerth

Balloon sculptures by artist Jason Hackenwerth

Balloon sculptures by artist Jason Hackenwerth













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



  • Henry Becker

    I want to see your average clown make one of those! Those are spectacular!

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      haha yea, there was a time when i was able to make a weiner dog.

  • http://www.myangelone.de angelone

    These are just brilliant.
    Thanks for posting.
    I wonder how long such a sculpture lasts, since they will somehow leak air.

  • http://www.webdesignkc.co.uk/ Rory

    Wow these are freakin awesome! So organic they’re a cross between a sea creature and a zepplin. NO PINS ALLOWED!!

  • MarlenePB

    these are probably one of the most amazing masterpieces i’ve ever seen. wow.

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  • trip

    this surely beats jeff koonst mettalic ballon dog,

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/watsonthebeliever/ Taylor

    I really like Rory’s comparison of the work to a zepplin.
    Its just some type of circus-parasite-zeppline-nightmare thing.
    GREAT!

  • http://www.mp-webdesign.co.uk Kelly

    Wow, those are crazy. It must take days to make them and even longer to figure out how to make them. Really interesting sculptures and well chosen theme. What else can we expect to see?

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  • Liam

    Disgustingly beautiful

  • http://arthound.net kate- art hound

    i’m assuming he must have created the balloon costume for the cult’s video… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KebXzv1wP4A. otherwise it would be a pretty crazy coincidence.

  • http://minahrz.com Mina

    WOW
    I’M IN LOVE

  • http://www.thistoowillpass.com/ BradyDale

    Wow, these must be so much work for sculptures that can’t last long at all, right? What an amazing vision. I wonder how he figured out that balloons were his medium?

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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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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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Photographer Spotlight: Maria Baoli

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