What on Earth

After a long and fruitful stint at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas I’m happy to be back in Kansas City. Marfa is unlike any place I’ve been to before and I’m entirely grateful to all the wonderful people down there. Here’s some work I made in Marfa over the past 4 months. Most of the works are from an exhibition I had called “What on Earth.” Hope you like it!

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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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7 Responses to What on Earth

  1. Brett Reif says:

    Matt, your work is looking terrific. Really, New York already! B

    • Maria Elena Buszek says:

      Hear, hear, Brett…and be sure to go armed with those business cards with the Hank Willis Thomas quote: “This is like Richard Serra…but better.” CONGRATS!

  2. Beverly Ahern says:

    I am smiling without knowing where you are.

  3. Matt Jacobs says:

    Thanks guys! I’m glad you’re into my new work. And yes Maria, I’m working on embossing that quote into my business cards.

  4. Penny Weinberg says:

    Nice Title, “What on Earth”

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