08.04.14 by Jeff

“The Man Behind The Mountain” – An Intimate Look at American Folk Artist Leonard Knight

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Filmmakers Ben Stoddard and David Ehrenreich captured a lovely portrait of American folk artist Leonard Knight before he passed away. Knight spent three decades building Salvation Mountain, a monument to love, in the desert outside Niland, California.

Watch “The Man Behind The Mountain” below.


 

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







05.12.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Amelia Midori Miller

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A selection of paintings by artist Amelia Midori Miller (click here for previous post). More images below.

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05.12.16 by Staff

Otherworldly Light Installations by Photographer Nicolas Rivals

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Photographer Nicolas Rivals constructs a series of temporary light installations in various outdoor locations throughout Spain. Photographed at night, the long-exposure shots capture the tension between Rivals’ otherworldly constructions and the natural landscapes. See more images from “La Línea Roja” below.

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05.12.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Eric Yahnker

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A selection of drawings by the hilarious Eric Yahnker (a personal fav), previously featured here. More images below.

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05.12.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Charlie Megna

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A selection of gouache paintings by artist Charlie Megna. More images below.

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05.12.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Ping Zhu

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A really lovely series of work by Brooklyn-based illustrator Ping Zhu. More images below.

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