07.07.11 by Jeff

Dana Schutz

Paintings by Dana Schutz.

Artist painter Dana Schutz painting

Artist painter Dana Schutz painting

Artist painter Dana Schutz painting

Artist painter Dana Schutz painting

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

  • http://www.reiniergamboa.com Reinier Gamboa

    great painter… but why showcase her work if she’s already established?

  • Caio

    why? because she’s good!
    i didn’t know her work before, and i liked it.

  • http://heatherehughes.com/ Heather Hughes

    Incredible painter! Loved her artist talk at University of Waterloo Art Gallery this year!

  • http://joshlafayette.com Josh LaFayette

    I’d never heard of her until this post. Great work—thanks for posting!

  • KC

    You should check out her newer work

  • http://andrewluk.wordpress.com Andrew

    The sense of humor in these hides the great use of color involved here. The last one really does it for me!

  • http://mistures.com Mistures

    Good work, a little crazy, but I like the idea.

  • http://maniknakra.tumblr.com Manik Nakra

    dana schutz is the bestest

  • http://facebook.com/rathur.net RATHUR

    I thought the first one was a jetpack until I realized the person was faceing forward smoking the cig. I want a jetpack now.

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#TheCreatorClass x Canon Presents: #SHOOTITYOURSELF


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Watch the video below!

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