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Jacob Hashimoto's Complex Worlds

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Jacob Hashimoto's Complex Worlds
Infinite Expanse of Sky / Superabundant Atmosphere, 2008-2009. Vellum, silk, bamboo, wire, wood Studio la Città, Verona, IT Photos by Michele Alberto Sereni Courtesy of Studio la Città, Verona, Italy.

Infinite Expanse of Sky / Superabundant Atmosphere, 2008-2009. Vellum, silk, bamboo, wire, wood Studio la Città, Verona, IT Photos by Michele Alberto Sereni Courtesy of Studio la Città, Verona, Italy. 

Armada, 2011. Photos by Michele Alberto Sereni, Courtesy of Studio la Città, Verona, Italy wood, stainless steel cable, steel, and cotton Studio la Città, Verona, IT. 

Armada, 2011. Photos by Michele Alberto Sereni, Courtesy of Studio la Città, Verona, Italy wood, stainless steel cable, steel, and cotton Studio la Città, Verona, IT. 

Jacob Hashimoto was born in Greeley, Colorado in 1973 and is a graduate of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He lives and works in Queens, New York. Hashimoto has been featured in solo museum exhibitions at MOCA Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, MACRO - Museum of Contemporary Art in Rome, Fondazione Querini Stampalia in Venice, LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Schauwerk Sindlefingen in Germany, and the Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art in Finland. He has also had solo shows at Mary Boone Gallery in New York, Rhona Hoffman Gallery in Chicago, Studio la Città in Verona, Galerie Forsblom in Helsinki, Anglim Gilbert Gallery in San Francisco, and Leila Heller Gallery in Dubai, among others. His work is in the collections of LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art, EMMA - Saastamoinen Foundation, Schauwerk Sindelfingen, The California Endowment, and numerous other public collections. 
 

The Eclipse, 2017. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Leila Heller Gallery, Dubai paper, bamboo, acrylic, screeprints, and cotton thread Leila Heller Gallery, Dubai, UAE. 

The Eclipse, 2017. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Leila Heller Gallery, Dubai paper, bamboo, acrylic, screeprints, and cotton thread Leila Heller Gallery, Dubai, UAE. 

Sky Columns, 2013. Photos by Cesar Arredondo, Courtesy of Jacob Hashimoto Studio paper, bamboo, acrylic, and cotton thread Schauwerk Sindelfingen, Germany.

Sky Columns, 2013. Photos by Cesar Arredondo, Courtesy of Jacob Hashimoto Studio paper, bamboo, acrylic, and cotton thread Schauwerk Sindelfingen, Germany. 

Using sculpture, painting, and installation, Jacob Hashimoto creates complex worlds from a range of modular components: bamboo-and-paper kites, model boats, even astroturf-covered blocks.
 

Photos by Anna Wierzbicka. Courtesy of Jacob Hashimoto Studio. 

Photo by Michele Alberto Sereni. Courtesy of Studio la Città, Verona, Italy. 

Photo by Matthew Banderas. Courtesy of Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA. 

His accretive, layered compositions reference video games, virtual environments, and cosmology, while also remaining deeply rooted in art-historical traditions notably, landscapebased abstraction, modernism, and handcraft. 
 

The Long Goodbye to the Solar System, 2017. Wood, acrylic, bamboo, paper and Dacron 78" x 68" x 7.75" Photo by Anna Wierzbicka Courtesy of Jacob Hashimoto Studio. 

The Blackness of the Daytime Sun, 2017. Wood, acrylic, bamboo, paper and Dacron 22" x 18.5" x 8.25" Photo by Anna Wierzbicka Courtesy of Jacob Hashimoto Studio. 

Perhaps No One in 5 Billion Years Will Come Upon Them, 2017. Acrylic, bamboo, paper, wood and Dacron 54.25" x 47" x 8.25" Photo by Anna Wierzbicka Courtesy of Jacob Hashimoto Studio. 

This Impenetrable Sea of Light, 2017. Paper, wood, acrylic, dacron and bamboo 84” x 48” x 8.25”. Photo by Anna Wierzbicka Courtesy of Jacob Hashimoto Studio. 

View Jacob Hashimoto's current and upcoming exhibitions here. All text and information above by Jacob Hashimoto Studio. 


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