Loading Events

Common Ground Gallery

This event has passed.

With simple everyday construction materials and a minimalist sensitivity to craft and forms, Rob Hackett’s large-scale sculptural installation navigates the gallery space with subtle, tense, contradictory elegance. The logic of his “systems” seems apparent until the beginning, middle, and end shift places. The work appears to be both light and heavy; sometimes more like a drawing in air than a sculpture.  Hackett utilizes many of the elements that are paramount to architecture; hard angles, flat surfaces, and parallel lines. These elements, paired with a sensitive understanding of the site, address the relationship and tension between the physical and the implied, finding a balance between the two.

Rob Hackett utilizes many of the elements that are paramount to architecture; hard angles, flat surfaces, and parallel lines. His recent work deals with the relationship and tension between the physical and the implied and finding a balance between the two.