jason hackenwerth's balloon art
 
jason hackenwerth's balloon art
oct 05, 2008

jason hackenwerth's balloon art

‘crown of thorns’ exhibit in los angeles, november 2006

 

 

like the pop artists of the late 20th century, artist jason hackenwerth transforms common materials and imagery into something new. hackenwerth’s material of choice is balloons. he blows up hundreds of balloons and strings them together in unusual forms to create artwork that resembles an array of strange animals, insects or aliens. he has exhibited his work internationally since graduating in 2003. his works are playful and colourful, but like all balloons they slowly deflate over time added another dimension to his work. hackenwerth now lives in long island city new york. 

http://www.jasonhackenwerth.com

 

jason hackenwerth's balloon art ‘crown of thorns’ exhibit in los angeles, november 2006

 

 

jason hackenwerth's balloon art ‘summer song / steeplechase’ exhibit in seoul, july 2006

 

 

jason hackenwerth's balloon art ‘summer song / steeplechase’ exhibit in seoul, july 2006

 

 

jason hackenwerth's balloon art ‘summer song / steeplechase’ exhibit in seoul, july 2006

 

 

jason hackenwerth's balloon art ‘summer song / steeplechase’ exhibit in seoul, july 2006

 

 

jason hackenwerth's balloon art ‘orgasmoebic’ exhibit in los angeles, august 2006

 

 

jason hackenwerth's balloon art ‘orgasmoebic’ exhibit in los angeles, august 2006

 

 

jason hackenwerth's balloon art ‘orgasmoebic’ exhibit in los angeles, august 2006

 

 

via web urbanist

  • creepily awesome!

    and maybe as they deflate the ‘bugs’ morph into something which still looks interesting…

    BAH!
  • wow!

    sameer kulavoor
  • OMG that iz amazing!!!!! i luv it

    Emm
  • How long do these pieces last? My kids’ balloons die after a day or so.

    Pete

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