11.05.11 by Jeff

James Jean

More drawings and paintings by James Jean.

Artist painter James Jean

Artist painter James Jean

Artist painter James Jean

Artist painter James Jean

Artist painter James Jean

Artist painter James Jean

Artist painter James Jean













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



  • I can’t express enough how much I love James Jean’s work!

  • These are incredible, the detail and line quality are lovely.

  • definitely some shades of hans belmer going on here… love it.

  • Mak

    I was lucky enough to see his most recent show, REBUS, at the Martha Otero Gallery (which was recently taken down) while on a trip to L.A. in March and it was one of the most breathtaking art experiences of my life. I’ve been a fan of Jean for years but he’s really been out-doing himself lately. Very inspiring.

    • Sarah Rafik Morcos

      I saw that same show. His work is very inspiring.

  • very cool!

  • Toby

    He’s so great! and @Julia, yeah, hadn’t noticed that before!





26.09.16 by Staff

Best of Kickstarter: The Kinetic Art Table

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Motion-control artist Bruce Shapiro’s “Sisyphus” is an incredible sand drawing machine that creates elaborate patterns using magnets (click here for previous post). While several installations have been set up in countries around the world, Shapiro is now working toward a version people can enjoy in their own homes! See more images and information about this Kickstarter below!

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26.09.16 by Staff

Artist Re-Imagining Every Pokémon as Garfield!

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Pokémon + Garfield = Garfemon. Chicago-based artist and writer Shawn Bowers is re-drawing every Pokémon as Garfield. See more Garfemon below!

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26.09.16 by Staff

Vancouver Art Book Fair 2016

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The Vancouver Art Book Fair is back for its 5th year! Organized by Project Space, a non-profit organization dedicated to publication as an artistic medium, the fair takes place at the Vancouver Art Gallery, October 14 – 16. It’s also free and open to the public!

If you’re in the Vancouver area (and into books and zines!) you’re definitely going to want to check it out! This year’s multi-day event is bigger than ever, with over 100 local, national and international publishers displaying their goods, as well as a diverse line-up of programs, hourly talks, performances and artist projects. More images below.

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26.09.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Jordan Tiberio

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Photographer Jordan Tiberio pays homage to an Irving Penn photograph entitled “Summer Sleep, New York” with her series “The Girl Next Door”. Tiberio obscures her portraits using a window screen and droplets of water. More images below.

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26.09.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Barbarian

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Drawings by Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia based illustrator Barbarian. More images below.

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