Clouds and Chaos and Artist 2 Artist with Jacob Hashimoto at the Crow Museum of Asian Art

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Clouds and Chaos: Jacob Hashimoto

Opening date: September 28, 2018

Closing date: April 7, 2019

Composed of thousands of discs or “kites” made of intricately cut paper collage and bamboo, internationally renowned artist Jacob Hashimoto will create a new site-specific sculpture for the Crow. The forthcoming installation, Nuvole – literally meaning “clouds” – will show how there is much to be found in both minute components and the large-scale meanings that can result from their accumulation. The work will weave around the gallery’s architecture and over major works from the Museum’s permanent collection, blurring the line between the work and the space it occupies.

Nuvole will be joined by a selection of Hashimoto’s latest largescale woodblock prints. Created over the last three years in collaboration with Durham Press in Pennsylvania, these works are now being exhibited for the first time in a U.S. Museum.

– Image Credit:
Superabundant Atmosphere (detail)
Silk, bamboo, Dacron
Bildmuseet-Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden
Photo Courtesy of Bildmuseet-Umeå University, Sweden


September 28, 2018
Artist 2 Artist: Clouds and Chaos

Crow Museum of Asian Art
2010 Flora St.
Dallas, TX 75201

This event offers local artists and art enthusiasts the opportunity to meet each other, create, and collaborate.

7:00 – 8:00 pm | Artist Jacob Hashimoto and curator Jacqueline Chao discuss Hashimoto’s newest site-specific installation and exhibition JACOB HASHIMOTO: Clouds and Chaos<>.

8:00 – 10:00 pm | Bring a friend or make some new ones, as you create a collaborative work of art in the spirit of JACOB HASHIMOTO: Clouds and Chaos<>. Following a conversation with curator Jacqueline Chao and Jacob Hashimoto, each team of artists will have one hour to create an artwork using only the materials provided. This friendly competition culminates with each participant voting on each team’s work, with the winners receiving a signed catalog from Jacob Hashimoto and an artist level membership. Beer and wine will be available. Must be 21 or older to participate.

Image Credit: Photo by Matthew Banderas. Courtesy of Whitman College.