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Jacob Hashimoto

This Universal Engine, 2019

Wood, acrylic, bamboo, paper and dacron
48 × 12 × 7 1/2 in
121.9 × 30.5 × 19.1 cm
This is a unique work.
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Jacob Hashimoto
American, b. 1973
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Jacob Hashimoto is best known for using traditional Japanese methods to create large-scale “tapestries” out of thousands of hand crafted paper and wood kites. While they are three-dimensional and can thus be described as sculptures, these works also invite associations with painting; the kites appear as abstract painted forms suspended in space. Hashimoto’s dynamic constructions also blur the line between abstract and figurative. A tapestry may resemble a landscape when glimpsed from afar, however that likeness disappears when the work is approached at a closer distance.

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Jacob Hashimoto
American, b. 1973
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Jacob Hashimoto is best known for using traditional Japanese methods to create large-scale “tapestries” out of thousands of hand crafted paper and wood kites. While they are three-dimensional and can thus be described as sculptures, these works also invite associations with painting; the kites appear as abstract painted forms suspended in space. Hashimoto’s dynamic constructions also blur the line between abstract and figurative. A tapestry may resemble a landscape when glimpsed from afar, however that likeness disappears when the work is approached at a closer distance.

Jacob Hashimoto

This Universal Engine, 2019

Wood, acrylic, bamboo, paper and dacron
48 × 12 × 7 1/2 in
121.9 × 30.5 × 19.1 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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