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Blinn Jacobs

X, 2014

Casein on gatorboard
20 × 17 in
50.8 × 43.2 cm
This is a unique work.
$2,800
location
New Haven
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FRED.GIAMPIETRO Gallery
New Haven
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Blinn Jacobs describes her work in a recent statement as being a dialogue between polygonal …

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Blinn Jacobs describes her work in a recent statement as being a dialogue between polygonal “shaped” canvases and the use of “painterliness” in regard to the interaction of color. Some of the works retain surface clarity; others become saturated by manipulation of graphic marks and various media. All involve a …

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Sculpture
Blinn Jacobs
American, b. 1942
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The shaped canvases of abstract artist Blinn Jacobs push the boundaries between form and surface in painting. Like Frank Stella, she creates abstract works on shaped canvases, yet her works are imbued with a painterly quality through the use of soft, muted color palette and graphic, textured lines that reveal the artist’s hand. “I am interested in using a variety of materials, sometimes in whimsical and surprising ways that playfully undermine the geometric formality of the work,” Jacobs has said. “Whether it is delicate weavings of ribbon or intersecting planes of transparent color where the hard edges are cajoled into an animated rhythm, I hope to merge movement with stability, transparency with opacity, and labor with play.”

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FRED.GIAMPIETRO Gallery
New Haven
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Blinn Jacobs describes her work in a recent statement as being a dialogue between polygonal …

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Blinn Jacobs describes her work in a recent statement as being a dialogue between polygonal “shaped” canvases and the use of “painterliness” in regard to the interaction of color. Some of the works retain surface clarity; others become saturated by manipulation of graphic marks and various media. All involve a …

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Medium
Sculpture
Blinn Jacobs
American, b. 1942
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The shaped canvases of abstract artist Blinn Jacobs push the boundaries between form and surface in painting. Like Frank Stella, she creates abstract works on shaped canvases, yet her works are imbued with a painterly quality through the use of soft, muted color palette and graphic, textured lines that reveal the artist’s hand. “I am interested in using a variety of materials, sometimes in whimsical and surprising ways that playfully undermine the geometric formality of the work,” Jacobs has said. “Whether it is delicate weavings of ribbon or intersecting planes of transparent color where the hard edges are cajoled into an animated rhythm, I hope to merge movement with stability, transparency with opacity, and labor with play.”

Blinn Jacobs

X, 2014

Casein on gatorboard
20 × 17 in
50.8 × 43.2 cm
This is a unique work.
$2,800
location
New Haven
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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