26.04.11 by Jeff

Yasuhiro Sakurai

Wood sculptures by Yasuhiro Sakurai. Tokyo, Japan.

wood sculptures by artist yasuhiro sakurai

wood sculptures by artist yasuhiro sakurai

wood sculptures by artist yasuhiro sakurai

wood sculptures by artist yasuhiro sakurai

wood sculptures by artist yasuhiro sakurai

wood sculptures by artist yasuhiro sakurai

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



  • Adam

    those are hauntingly gorgeous

  • Magda

    These are sweet. Although I can imagine the creepiness of walking into a gallery with only floating blonde heads. Still would love to see them irl!

  • Magda

    Also, potential for shampoo ads? That’s some thick hair!

  • lapetitefaon

    so beautiful/whimsical

  • awesome works

  • eerily cool

  • am i the only one thinking it’s very creepy.

  • am i the only one thinking it’s very creepy?

  • Ami

    Your right, there is a sense of creepiness and captivating at the same time. I like the simplistic display in the gallery, they look great. すごい。

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  • these are gorgeous.. he said wood

  • Why are they all looking at me?

  • Rain

    These are incredible. I have such high respect for woodcarvers capable of creating something like this. There was a piece at the Seattle Art Museum that has been taken out but it was a carving of a head wrapped in fabric and it was SO GOOD. I feel bad because I totally forget the artists name but it actually looked like fabric until you got up close to it.

  • Wooooow, beautiful!

  • John

    That’s some of the very best sculpture I’ve seen these days!

  • Wow, seriously remarkable work. Thanks for sharing this, even if I do feel seriously inferior after looking at these.

  • Austin

    those are beautiful





23.06.17 by Jeff

5 Questions You Must Answer (or die)

This is our weekly discussion post where I ask 5 questions and you answer them (I answer them too). If you missed them, the previous 5 Questions posts are HEREHEREHERE and HERE.

 

The Questions

1- What’s your favourite piece of useless trivia?

2- What’s a bargain bin movie that’s actually really good?

3- How many times do you think you’ve stolen something in your life?

4- Describe your favourite procrastination technique.

5- What’s a unique question that I can use for a future 5 Questions post?

 

 

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