23.03.11 by Jeff

Ian Francis

More paintings by Ian Francis.

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



  • don’t quite understand them but but i know i love them already!

  • Is there any URL where i could see bigger sizes? :D

  • I love Ian’s work. Epic and gorgeous.

  • Magda

    Very well done!

  • wicked!

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  • Erica Mao

    Definitely one of my favorites
    love the colors and perspective

  • I love the mix of geometric shapes and lines with the textured strokes and layering. The dark colours and red really play with your thoughts on what the paintings are trying to tell you. I get the sense that all is not right with the people in the images, a sort of ghostly feel in some and the feeling of death in others. Really interesting pieces though, I’d love to see them in a gallery so I could study them better.

  • The 4th painting… A kind of island bursting out from a blood ocean… I’d like to see it in real. Must be quite spectacular!

  • Alex

    What you don’t get from these photos is the pretty thick ‘gel’ glazes he uses. All of the red and black is thick layers of gel paint, with the lines and lighter areas masked off when this is applied. Picture 5 shows this in particular

  • michelle ruby

    Damn. I want to be in your mind.

  • willem

    Wicked. Love the color scheme.

  • Jerry

    this is amazing, its right in your face like booooooom

  • zoezky

    Booooooom has helped me find my new favorite painter. And gel, really?! cool





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“Spiral #9” (1996)

 

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We also have a copy to give away to one of you guys! We wanna know what your current favourite art book is? Let us know by leaving a comment at the bottom of this post. We’ll pick a winner two weeks from today (open to all readers based in North America and Europe).

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Deap Vally x Natalie Foss

 

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