03.05.11 by Jeff

Carl Andre

Sculptures by Carl Andre.

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



  • Really like the simplicity and solidity of these sculptures. The perfectionism is a delight, when it comes to the organisation and ordering of the pieces. I like the first sculpture the best because it’s like a puzzle and I really want to take it apart then put it back together. Perhaps some of these could be made into interactive sculptures, you could take most of these concepts and turn them into puzzles and games, placing pieces back into order. You could make some of the blocks different heights to make a certain pattern so that each block only has one space it could sit in etc.

    • my aunt and uncle had several wood block puzzles like this at their home and i would sit around for hours trying to solve them!

  • The first one reminds me of lincoln logs for some reason. These are really meditative.

  • jimmy

    Do people on here really not know Carl Andre?

    • luther

      my thoughts exactly

    • Vanessa

      Same here. I guess people think he’s a newcomer, but at least they’re learning now!

  • NAMBO

    The 3rd one reminds me of the statues from the old chinese empire. It especially reminded me of that because of the sorrounding to them. It definitely makes me want to create more pattern artwork!

  • Did Carl Andre submit these to you [Jeff]?? Not to undermine Booooom, but that’s amazing!





21.07.17 by Jeff

The Booooooom Creative Job Board

Booooooom art design jobs

If you’re a creative looking for work, or a company looking to hire, we are excited to announce our very own creative job board: Booooooom Jobs. Graphic design jobs, curatorial positions in galleries, freelance animation gigs, a wide variety of opportunities to work in a creative field!

A couple of examples: Our friends at Society6 are looking for a Creative Director, and Skillshare have posted openings for both a Content Producer and Senior Product Designer.

To start, we’re focusing on three cities (New York, Los Angeles, and Vancouver) and will also be posting remote jobs (for those of you who prefer to work from home). All job postings are free for the rest of the month if you use the PROMO CODE: ‘friends’.

Check it out: jobs.booooooom.com

20.07.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Till Rabus

A selection of recent work by artist Till Rabus from Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Click here for previous posts. See more images below.

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20.07.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Esther Sarto

A selection of paintings from “Sleepless” by artist Esther Sarto, based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her show opens on Saturday at Talon Gallery (Portland). More images below.

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20.07.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Samuel Rodriguez

Recent work by artist Sam Rodriguez from San José, California (previously featured here). More images below!

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19.07.17 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Angeles Peña

“Aguas de Montaña” is a journey into The Andean Patagonia, a desolate territory where photographer Angeles Peña lived all of her childhood.

She says, “In a world that spins faster and faster I feel an enormous necessity to focus on the details and the beauty of what still remains. I find myself with a nature that sustains itself but can fall at any moment. It is something that surpasses me and I cannot stop observing.”

See the rest of the series below.
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