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  Jason Messinger's
Chicago, IL
United States
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Member Since:
June 2008

Artistic Media:
Ceramics Handbuilt (1)
Ceramics Other (9)
Installation Indoor (1)
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JASON MESSINGER'S FREE ARTIST PORTFOLIO


Jason Messinger creates ceramic art that straddles the cool allure of pure abstraction and the hot recognition of representation. His art explores the fuzzy borders between representation and abstraction, identity and design, meaning and beauty. Sculptures that are abstract in shape but with a figurative sensibility, and tile murals with symbolic imagery that tease the viewer into becoming complicit in their meaning.

The sculptures are solidly present while expressly fluid. They change appearance with the viewers' perspective, transforming in shape and direction. Each face of the work functions like movements of a dance, with unexpected turns. Different perspectives on the work converse with each other, creating a circular narrative of motion and stillness, form and emotion.

The artist approaches ceramic tile with a painter's concerns and a sculptor's experience. The idea of abstraction on the edge of identification permeates the work. Images often hint at language, symbol, map, comic strip, or hieroglyph; but only hint, as the symbols remain undefined, transitional. His multi-tile works are modular, allowing any configuration and sequence of the tiles. The murals exhibit a circular narrative, open-ended to interpretation. The viewer becomes complicit in constructing the meaning. Mounting systems allows one to ...

 



ORIGINAL ARTWORK FOR SALE: $1680 - $10395


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Artist: Jason Messinger's, title: Fame, 2004, Ceramics Handbuilt


Jason Messinger's
Fame, 2004
Handbuilt Ceramics (Original Artwork),
24 x 20 X 11 inches
US$ 10,394   buy this artwork
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Artist: Jason Messinger's, title: Sands Shift, 2009, Ceramics Other


Jason Messinger's
Sands Shift, 2009
Other Ceramics (Original Artwork),
68 x 44 X 2 inches
US$ 10,080   buy this artwork

Artist: Jason Messinger's, title: June, 2008, Ceramics Other


Jason Messinger's
June, 2008
Other Ceramics (Original Artwork),
16 x 22 X 13 inches
US$ 10,395   buy this artwork

Artist: Jason Messinger's, title: Undertow, 2012, Sculpture Ceramic


Jason Messinger's
Undertow, 2012
Ceramic Sculpture (Original Artwork),
20 x 19 X 10 inches
US$ 6,510   buy this artwork
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Artist: Jason Messinger's, title: Spring Madrigal, 2008, Installation Indoor


Jason Messinger's
Spring Madrigal, 2008
Indoor Installation (Original Artwork),
50 x 50 inches
US$ 5,775   buy this artwork

Artist: Jason Messinger's, title: Shift, 2008, Ceramics Other


Jason Messinger's
Shift, 2008
Other Ceramics (Original Artwork),
18 x 27 X 16 inches
US$ 8,925   buy this artwork

Artist: Jason Messinger's, title: Waterfall, 2012, Ceramics Other


Jason Messinger's
Waterfall, 2012
Other Ceramics (Original Artwork),
12 x 61 X 1 inches
US$ 3,675   buy this artwork

Artist: Jason Messinger's, title: Writ On Water IV B, 2011, Painting Ink


Jason Messinger's
Writ On Water IV B, 2011
Ink Painting (Original Artwork),
30 x 22 inches
US$ 1,680   buy this artwork

Artist: Jason Messinger's, title: Urabn Sentinels, 2008, Ceramics Other


Jason Messinger's
Urabn Sentinels, 2008
Other Ceramics (Original Artwork),
56 x 68 X 1.5 inches
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