How about a change of pace?

Here’s some images of my new work from the past couple months. I’ve been working out of a much smaller studio and so my work has shrunk in size too. I’ve also given my shot at using found images in these series, hope you like ’em!

"K9" Found book, lollipop, fireworks, hardware accessories, hardware, paint, resin. 23 x 10.5 x 5"

"Untitled" Modified dog toy, nails, hardware, paint. 10.5 x 11 x 2"

"Accidental Oriental (Crowd)" Found Japanese postcard, doorstops, circus peanuts, paint, resin. 5.5 x 6 x 1"

"Accidental Oriental (Girls)" Found Japanese postcard, lag bolt, hardware accessory, paint 4 x 6 x 5.5"

"Accidental Oriental (Map)" Found Japanese postcard, painted zipper, hardware, paint. 16 x 9 x 2.5"

"Accidental Oriental (Map)" Found Japanese postcard, painted zipper, hardware, paint. 16 x 9 x 2.5"

"Accidental Oriental (Parade)" Found Japanese postcard, velcro, hardware accessories, hardware, paint 11 x 6 x 1"

"Accidental Oriental (Parade)" Found Japanese postcard, velcro, hardware accessories, hardware, paint 11 x 6 x 1"

"Accidental Oriental (Sumo)" Found Japanese postcard, doorstops, hinge, hardware, paint. 4.5 x 5.5 x 5"

"Accidental Oriental (Sushi)" Found Japanese postcard, hardware, paint. 4 x 6 x 4"

"Accidental Oriental (Theater)" Found Japanese postcard, snap button, paint. 4 x 6 x .5"

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About Matt Jacobs

Matt Jacobs is an artist and writer based in Kansas City, Missouri. He holds a BFA in Sculpture and Art History from the Kansas City Art Institute. His work has been exhibited internationally in Iceland and Italy as well as throughout the U.S. including Texas, California, and New York. In addition to maintaining a studio practice, Jacobs also pursues critical activities such as writing and curating. He has curated several exhibitions in the Kansas City area including “Twenty Something” at City Arts Project and at the H+R Block Artspace’s Biennial Flatfile exhibition. His writing has appeared in Art Tattler, Review Magazine, and Glasstire.
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4 Responses to How about a change of pace?

  1. Pingback: Matt Jacobs: Accidental Oriental at iainclaridge.net

  2. Jordan says:

    The concept is interesting!!!

  3. Sarah says:

    Just been browsing your blog… i LOVE the colors. You are doing some awesome work, Mr. J.

    Love you!

  4. Penny Weinberg says:

    I see a unified theme developing from the start, these are very interesting. I love your use of resin and your color combinations that balance to your pieces.
    Penny

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