Patrick Jacobs

With his diminutive dioramas, Patrick Jacobs’ work reminds us that extraordinary beauty can reside in even the most banal of scenes, those places and objects that are often overlooked or unwanted.

With a fusion of influences, these quiet compositions, offer a magical or hallucinatory view of the mundane.

The reality has been de­‐familiarized and the uncanny has supplanted the commonplace.

These miniature sculptures are viewed through round glass lenses that range in diameter, what you see are luminous landscapes, close-ups of grass and mushrooms that call to mind the distances in Northern Renaissance painting.

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