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Jose Damasceno | the artist



The artist Jose Damasceno
Born 1968, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Sculpture Objects, Prospect New Orleans,


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Works in the MOMA collection

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Hanging on the wall, a small abstract tapestry picks up the startling colours of the table’s baize. It’s a fuzzy, disquieting tangle of stitches, unsettling the room’s peacefulness. Its title, Monitor (2010), suggests the TV screen of some amusement arcade, the first hint of Damasceno’s characteristic humour that runs throughout the rest of the show…

Essay

Brazilian artist José Damasceno is known for his large-scale sculptures and installations using a variety of unconventional materials and procedures…

Durante o caminho Vertical, 2001 Installation

Brazilian artist José Damasceno created Observation Plan, a scene depicting several figures looking at artworks, to make viewers aware of themselves looking at art. Using approximately 30,000 yellow no. 2 pencils, Damasceno comments on the idea of drawing by creating an image with objects that would normally be used to draw one. Observation Plan recalls pointillist paintings in which tiny dots of paint create a picture that is recognizable only from a distance…