Following is an online published review by Joseph Wolin from New York Time Out, March 19, 2009: http://newyork.timeout.com/arts-culture/art/32287/jacob-kassay
In his promising debut, Jacob Kassay paints canvases in broad
horizontal strokes of color before electroplating them in silver. The
result: Specular works that are hung on the walls or, in one instance,
stacked on a low pedestal like oversized ingots to create a strange
hybrid of monochrome painting and metallic sculpture.
The plating process scorches unpainted canvas, so the edges of these
works are often blackened. In a few cases, burn marks extend onto the
shiny faces of the panels, fading into golden, tarnish-like smears. Here
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