07.03.11 by Jeff

Derek Weisberg

Sculptures by Derek Weisberg.

sculptures by artist derek weisberg

sculptures by artist derek weisberg

sculptures by artist derek weisberg

sculptures by artist derek weisberg

sculptures by artist derek weisberg

sculptures by artist derek weisberg













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



  • Hanna

    wow, I really like it, those would look great in an animation movie.

  • Wow, I wish I could go see these face to face!

  • damn…. very cool!!

  • Lea

    Oh I love them! I wanna give the fifth a hug, because he looks like I feel today and yeah I need a hug…

  • Awesome. That last “shelf” piece is wonderful.

  • Wow, these characters are fantastic!

  • The third one down looks like he is signing (American Sign Language) the sign for “soul.” How awesome!!

  • jennifer

    just saw these in san jose at anno domini! amazing stuff, loved the full size sculptures

    • so

      me too haha
      awesome stuff!

  • willem

    Creepy. And amazing 🙂

  • How exciting to see a young local ceramic artist here on one of my favorite art blogs! Yay!

  • Pamela

    The eyes are freaky but in a good way. Lovely work

  • lapetitefaon

    I personally find these a little disturbing, but they’re still beautiful





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