Jason Dodge, ‘Shoes made for someone with three feet by a master shoemaker in Berlin’, Casey Kaplan
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Jason Dodge

Shoes made for someone with three feet by a master shoemaker in Berlin

Three shoes
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Casey Kaplan
New York

Jason Dodge (b. 1969, Newton, PA) has engaged in a sculptural practice over the course of the last …

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Jason Dodge
American, b. 1969
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With a simplicity that belies their conceptual nature, Jason Dodge’s installations communicate powerful narratives propelled by exhibition titles such as, “I woke up. There was a note in my pocket that explained what had happened” (2009). That exhibition featured unexpected combinations of familiar objects—satellite dishes, light bulbs, bells, and baskets—taken out of context. Colorful blankets, for instance, commissioned from hand-weavers around the world, were placed in the gallery in juxtaposition with organ pipes; it was left to viewers to derive meaning from the work based on their own subjective associations to the objects. “Generally, it is the people, the subjects that are lacking in what I do,” Dodge explains. “I’m talking to you about them, but they’re not there. It’s as if I were using the feeling of loss as material.”

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Casey Kaplan
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Jason Dodge (b. 1969, Newton, PA) has engaged in a sculptural practice over the course of the last two decades that offers space for presence and reflection. His works exist as primary materials through which to consider the mechanics of perception and aesthetics of everyday substance. Working with a wide-range of …

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Jason Dodge
American, b. 1969
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With a simplicity that belies their conceptual nature, Jason Dodge’s installations communicate powerful narratives propelled by exhibition titles such as, “I woke up. There was a note in my pocket that explained what had happened” (2009). That exhibition featured unexpected combinations of familiar objects—satellite dishes, light bulbs, bells, and baskets—taken out of context. Colorful blankets, for instance, commissioned from hand-weavers around the world, were placed in the gallery in juxtaposition with organ pipes; it was left to viewers to derive meaning from the work based on their own subjective associations to the objects. “Generally, it is the people, the subjects that are lacking in what I do,” Dodge explains. “I’m talking to you about them, but they’re not there. It’s as if I were using the feeling of loss as material.”

Jason Dodge

Shoes made for someone with three feet by a master shoemaker in Berlin

Three shoes
in
cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
Location
New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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