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promotional image of close up artwork for Masello's former exhibition
May 20 - June 12, 2020
12:00AM - 12:00AM
Location
Online

Date Range
Add to Calendar 2020-05-20 00:00:00 2020-06-12 00:00:00 former  Hopkins Hall Gallery Summer Series #2Artist: John Masello  lifterVinyl, adhesive vinyl, bias tape, polyester thread13.5" x 13.75"2020 shared dirt and facsimilies of it Vinyl, adhesive vinyl, ripstop, Color-Aid paper, polyester thread, embroidery thread, laundry lint, photo-printed sticker10.5" x 19"2020  less known space/to see exactly how you thinkVinyl, adhesive vinyl, paper, marker ink, polyester threads, Color-Aid Paper11.375” x 12.25”2020 a practice of shadow-making Vinyl, adhesive vinyl, polyester chiffon, ripstop, bias tape, Color-Aid paper, paper, tape, dust.16” x 11.125”2020 budgeVinyl, adhesive vinyl, ripstop, paper, marker ink, Color-Aid paper, tape12.25” x 11.25”2020 say it soft and it’s almost like praying Vinyl, adhesive vinyl, polyester chiffon, embroidery thread, polyester thread, photo printed stickers, staples, sprinkles9.5” x 14”2020 storm flap, ether drinkerVinyl, adhesive vinyl, interfacing, Color-Aid paper, ripstop, polyester thread, zip ties, tape, charcoal, pastel, paper, staple, marker ink12.5” x 14.5”2020 powder room Vinyl, adhesive vinyl, ripstop, Color-Aid paper, lightweight polyester, embroidery thread, polyester thread, laundry lint, paper, marker ink, silicone, polyester chiffon, straws, staples, construction paper, interfacing15.75” x 17.5”2020 re-cover Paper, marker ink, pastels, adhesive vinyl, ripstop, construction paper, polyester thread11.5” x 14.75”2020 false terrazzo Adhesive vinyl, paper, marker ink, polyester chiffon, polyester thread, construction paper10.75” x 10.5”2020 “By complicating traditional forming processes and familiar objects, I want to use this work to create a conversation about how we recognize and understand visual information. The pieces shown are made after my MFA thesis exhibition and are a reflection on my own idiosyncratic ways of working. Materially, these sculptures will be made of wood, ceramic, fabric, and plastic-combining manual processes of making with digital fabrication techniques. This exhibition will show a new series of collages made from a variety of transparent and semi-translucent materials to explore what it means to look at and through an object simultaneously. These works employ different patterns and opacities to complicate the flat spaces they depict, creating images and landscapes that are only partially congruent with our world and logic.” - John Masello  Hopkins Hall Gallery Summer Series features short-term projects including performances, installations, audience-participatory work, and public programs or activities by Ohio State University graduate students. Online Hopkins Hall Gallery uas@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Hopkins Hall Gallery Summer Series #2

Artist: John Masello 

 

lifter

Vinyl, adhesive vinyl, bias tape, polyester thread

13.5" x 13.75"

2020

vinyl sculptural artwork

detail image for John Masello's "lifter"

 

shared dirt and facsimilies of it 

Vinyl, adhesive vinyl, ripstop, Color-Aid paper, polyester thread, embroidery thread, laundry lint, photo-printed sticker

10.5" x 19"

2020 

vinyl sculptural artwork

detail image of masello's shared dirt and facsimiles of it

detail image of masello's shared dirt and facsimiles of it

 

less known space/to see exactly how you think

Vinyl, adhesive vinyl, paper, marker ink, polyester threads, Color-Aid Paper

11.375” x 12.25”

2020

vinyl sculptural work

detail image of masello's "less known space/to see exactly how you think"

detail image of masello's "less known space/to see exactly how you think"

detail image of masello's "less known space/to see exactly how you think"

 

a practice of shadow-making

Vinyl, adhesive vinyl, polyester chiffon, ripstop, bias tape, Color-Aid paper, paper, tape, dust.

16” x 11.125”

2020

vinyl sculptural artwork

detail image for masello's "a practice of shadow-making"

detail image for masello's "a practice of shadow-making"

 

budge

Vinyl, adhesive vinyl, ripstop, paper, marker ink, Color-Aid paper, tape

12.25” x 11.25”

2020

vinyl sculptural artwork

detail image for masello's "budge"

detail image for masello's "budge"

 

say it soft and it’s almost like praying

Vinyl, adhesive vinyl, polyester chiffon, embroidery thread, polyester thread, photo printed stickers, staples, sprinkles

9.5” x 14”

2020

vinyl sculptural artwork

detail image for masello's "say it soft and it’s almost like praying"

detail image for masello's "say it soft and it’s almost like praying"

detail image for masello's "say it soft and it’s almost like praying"

 

storm flap, ether drinker

Vinyl, adhesive vinyl, interfacing, Color-Aid paper, ripstop, polyester thread, zip ties, tape, charcoal, pastel, paper, staple, marker ink

12.5” x 14.5”

2020

vinyl sculptural artwork

detail image for masello's "storm flap, ether drinker"

detail image for masello's "storm flap, ether drinker"

detail image for masello's "storm flap, ether drinker"

detail image for masello's "storm flap, ether drinker"

 

powder room

Vinyl, adhesive vinyl, ripstop, Color-Aid paper, lightweight polyester, embroidery thread, polyester thread, laundry lint, paper, marker ink, silicone, polyester chiffon, straws, staples, construction paper, interfacing

15.75” x 17.5”

2020

vinyl sculptural artwork

detail image for masello's "powder room"

detail image for masello's "powder room"

 

re-cover

Paper, marker ink, pastels, adhesive vinyl, ripstop, construction paper, polyester thread

11.5” x 14.75”

2020

vinyl sculptural artwork

detail image for masello's "re-cover"

detail image for masello's "re-cover"

 

false terrazzo

Adhesive vinyl, paper, marker ink, polyester chiffon, polyester thread, construction paper

10.75” x 10.5”

2020

vinyl sculptural artwork

detail image for masello's "false terrazzo"

detail image for masello's "false terrazzo"

detail image for masello's "false terrazzo"

 

“By complicating traditional forming processes and familiar objects, I want to use this work to create a conversation about how we recognize and understand visual information. The pieces shown are made after my MFA thesis exhibition and are a reflection on my own idiosyncratic ways of working. Materially, these sculptures will be made of wood, ceramic, fabric, and plastic-combining manual processes of making with digital fabrication techniques. This exhibition will show a new series of collages made from a variety of transparent and semi-translucent materials to explore what it means to look at and through an object simultaneously. These works employ different patterns and opacities to complicate the flat spaces they depict, creating images and landscapes that are only partially congruent with our world and logic.” - John Masello

 


 

Hopkins Hall Gallery Summer Series features short-term projects including performances, installations, audience-participatory work, and public programs or activities by Ohio State University graduate students.

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