18.05.12 by Jeff

Guest Curator at Saatchi Online

Guest Curator at Saatchi Online
“Stars are Dying in my Chest” by Geoff Diego Litherland

I was recently asked by Saatchi Online to curate a selection of work for them, how cool is that? The Saatchi Gallery has launched so many careers over the years, and now I get a chance to give a few artists a little extra push too!

I loved all of Geoff Diego Litherland’s work, half my collection could have been his paintings! You can read my interview, or just skip right to my collection.

See more of Geoff’s work below!

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geoff diego litherland

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



  • Conrad Crespin

    you da man, jeff.

  • Shaya

    wow, good for you jeff! i really like the collection you put together for saatchi online (especially the jonny shaw piece)

  • Jeff Flemings

    I bought the Jonny Shaw piece last week. Great minds think alike!





22.01.17 by Staff

Photographer Daniel Ranalli Spends Two Decades Capturing Snail Trails

“Spiral #9” (1996)

 

Massachusetts-based photographer Daniel Ranalli has spent more than 20 years on his “Snail Drawings,” a series which consists of one image of neatly configured snails and a second image of the unique patterns made when the snails were left to their own devices.

While a simple enough concept, Ranalli sees the project as a reflection of the inherent randomness of life and our inability to control the results or elements of a situation no matter how hard we might try! See more of Ranalli’s work below or on display at Classic Photographs Los Angeles January 21-22.

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20.01.17 by Staff

Book Giveaway: Cut That Out

Creative duo Ryan Doyle and Mark Edwards (aka DR.ME) have come out with a new book celebrating contemporary collage in the field of graphic design! Published by Thomas and Hudson, Cut That Out offers a curated collection of collage work from leading designers and studios from 15 different countries. See more images below or get yourself a copy in stores/online.

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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20.01.17 by Jeff

GIRLSCHOOL x Society6

Deap Vally x Natalie Foss

 

Musician Anna Bulbrook (The Bulls, Airborne Toxic Event, and Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros) recently launched GIRLSCHOOL, a Los Angeles-based music festival and collective that celebrates female voices. A portion of proceeds from each event go to a girl-positive organization, and this year’s festival (Jan 27-29) will support Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls LA, a 501c3 social justice organization using loud music to nurture self-esteem and self-expression in young girls.

Society6 has joined forces with GIRLSCHOOL to pair up musicians and artists to create visuals inspired by the music, to be displayed at the event. See a few more of the collaborations below!

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20.01.17 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Charlie Hawks

Colourful work by Brooklyn-based photographer Charlie Hawks. More images below.

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20.01.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Grzegorz Domaradzki

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Poland-based graphic designer and illustrator Grzegorz Domaradzki aka Gabz continues to create some seriously impressive movie poster designs. Click here for previous post. More images below!

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