thomas broomé illustrations

posted by the scholar on March 19th, 2008
filed under: art, illustration, words

perhaps you know swedish artist thomas broomé for his low res man sculpture, but i also love what clever pieces he has created here in his modern mantra collection. he is using a liberal amount of the alphabet to create texture, depth and positive/negative space in his clean lined drawings, and takes us on a very funky house tour at the same time.






i love the walk-in closet.

thomas is represented by the galleri magnus karlsson in stockholm. you can see lots more intriguing artwork in a variety of media from thomas on his website too.

via fabrica

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10 Responses to “thomas broomé illustrations”

  1. technabob Says:

    All I can say is \/\/( o )\/\/.

  2. the scholar Says:

    hello technabob,

    they are crazy aren’t they? he must have very steady hands!

    thanks for stopping by!

  3. Kelly Says:

    i’m a big fan of his work. i posted about a few of these pieces a few months back! they’re so clever.

  4. the scholar Says:

    hi kelly,

    aha! i should have known you have already seen this work. you have such a keen eye and great taste!

    i want to see these in person.

    always nice 2 c u! 🙂

  5. fru Says:

    These drawings are so cleaver!
    I didn’t know him, thank you for the pleasant discovery!

  6. the scholar Says:

    hi fru

    i think thomas’ work is wild and precise and creative. i am happy you like it too!

    thanks for stopping by! 🙂

  7. Bri Says:

    This is so fun! I’m kind of a “take it at face value kind of person” so I didn’t get it, until I read wall on the fourth one. I love bed bed bed bed and lamp lamp lamp. Playing with the positive and negative space is awesome.

  8. the scholar Says:

    hi bri!

    that’s awesome. there is something so joyful in finding a bigger point in art, all on your own, don’t you think? i know exactly what it feels like, and i love it.

    glad you came over! 🙂

  9. Karen Says:

    I am a first year architecture student, and we are learning about the manipulation and depiction of space, so I think these are the COOLEST thing i have seen in a while! I even showed my professor!

  10. the scholar Says:

    hi karen,

    so glad you are enjoying these illustrations, and i am happy you showed them to your prof too!

    i am sure it is an exciting time to be studying architecture – good for you.

    thanks for the visit! 🙂

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