Jacob Hashimoto is active/lives in New York, Illinois / Italy. Jacob Hashimoto is known for installation sculpture-kites.
Biography Jacob Hashimoto
"Artist Jacob Hashimoto Unveils a Kite Installation: At
Mary Boone Gallery in New York City, the artist's thrilling new
installation is constructed from over 15000 black kites", by Michael Slenske, The Wall Street
Journal, September 11, 2014,
As a painting student at the Art Institute of Chicago in the early '90s, Jacob Hashimoto asked his father for some career advice. "He was like, 'Man, you need a hobby. Why don't you build kites?' "
Taking that counsel, Hashimoto built toy models that he would fly in Grant Park and soon realized the potential they had—when painted and arranged en masse—to turn an entire space into a kinetic canvas. The Colorado-born, New York-based artist went big, constructing immersive inst
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