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Jacob Kassay

 (born 1984)
Jacob Kassay is active/lives in New York.  Jacob Kassay is known for electroplated silver monchromatic canvases.

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Jacob Kassay


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   ...  Displaying 750 of 1873 characters.




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About  Jacob Kassay

Born:  1984 - Lewiston, New York
Known for:  electroplated silver monchromatic canvases