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Senseless (detail)
Senseless (detail)

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Untitled, Waffle Cone #G009
Untitled, Waffle Cone #G009

2016, industrial velvet cement, cement pigment, tile mastic glue, oxidized steel wire, liquid asphalt, wax and painters pigment in stainless steel ice cream holder, 3.5 x 3.5 x 9in

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Untitled, Waffle Cone #G009 (detail)
Untitled, Waffle Cone #G009 (detail)

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CURRENT WORK

Show Your Wound (detail)
Show Your Wound (detail)

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One Banana, No Split
One Banana, No Split

2014, encased and shaped industrial velvet cement, oxidized steel wire, liquid asphalt, mastic glue, portland cement, colored cement pigment, steel tacks and white french porcelain Au Gratin dish on hand made galvanized base, 12 x 12 x 6

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One Banana, No Split (detail)
One Banana, No Split (detail)

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2011 - 2015

Steel Wire Tree (detail)
Steel Wire Tree (detail)

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Mickey Is Not Goofy
Mickey Is Not Goofy

2008-2009, naturally oxidized steel sheet metal, screws, enamel and hand carved letters on Melamine wood, 11” x 14” x 1”

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Bed Bugs
Bed Bugs

2008-2009, naturally oxidized steel sheet metal, screws, enamel and hand carved letters on Melamine wood, 11” x 14” x 1”

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2005 - 2010

833 Days Without Sleep (detail)
833 Days Without Sleep (detail)

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Untitled, Brick & Blue
Untitled, Brick & Blue

2000, hand manipulated brick faces, industrial grade velvet cement, latex paint and Formica on wood, 48” x 48” x 1.75”

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Untitled, Vent & Steel
Untitled, Vent & Steel

2002, hardware, asphalt felt, aluminum louvers, stainless steel scourers and P.95 frosted acrylic cube on wood, 50 ½” x 50 ½” x 2”

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2000 - 2004

INSTALLATIONS

Memoria Nascosta; A Resting Place that Lives (view 11)

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Memoria Nascosta; A Resting Place...
Memoria Nascosta; A Resting Place...

(Proposal I) 2015, riso del pò rice, suspended string, handmade chorded ladders, wood, sand filled burlap bags, earth & natural ropes at various thickness' assembled throughout the historic 'Museo della Bonifica di Ca' Vendramin

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Memoria Nascosta; A Resting Place...
Memoria Nascosta; A Resting Place...

(Proposal II) 2015, riso del pò rice, suspended string, handmade chorded ladders, wood, sand filled burlap bags, earth & natural ropes at various thickness' assembled throughout the historic 'Museo della Bonifica di Ca' Vendramin' specific installation

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MEMORIA NASCOSTA

The Intestines Never Lie (view 13)
The Intestines Never Lie (view 13)

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The Intestines Never Lie
The Intestines Never Lie

2014, shredded pine shavings, heavy duty plastic covered walls, vinyl curtains, cut asphalt paper, varied drawing utensils, custom made steel table, suspended stainless steel meat hooks and chains, sculptures and works on paper

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The Intestines Never Lie (view 2)
The Intestines Never Lie (view 2)

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THE INTESTINES NEVER LIE

Lacrime di Sangue... (view 7)
Lacrime di Sangue... (view 7)

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Lacrime di Sangue; Frozen Rain
Lacrime di Sangue; Frozen Rain

2013, three variations of black yarn, industrial grade velvet cement encased in intestinal casings of a mammal & natural cedar mulch, size variable, apprx. 30 x 30 x 40 ft.

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Lacrime di Sangue; Frozen Rain
Lacrime di Sangue; Frozen Rain

2013, three variations of black yarn, industrial grade velvet cement encased in intestinal casings of a mammal & natural cedar mulch, size variable, apprx. 30 x 30 x 40 ft.

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LACRIME DI SANGUE

Untitled Mulberry Tree Resurrected
Untitled Mulberry Tree Resurrected

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Untitled Mulberry Tree Resurrected
Untitled Mulberry Tree Resurrected

2012, custom made wood & aged planter base, natural cedar mulch, black paracord rope, yarn, string & silk throughout a 1,200 sq. ft. space

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Untitled Mulberry Tree Resurrected
Untitled Mulberry Tree Resurrected

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MULBERRY TREES

Homeless Landscapes; 1,355.5 Yards
Homeless Landscapes; 1,355.5 Yards

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Homeless Landscapes; 1,355.5 Yards
Homeless Landscapes; 1,355.5 Yards

2010, 3M transparency tape, natural elements of the environment, feathers, dirt and particles originally left behind in vacated 2,200 sq. ft. raw space of the historical Roger's Locomotive & Machine Works Complex Paterson, NJ

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Homeless Landscapes; 1,355.5 Yards
Homeless Landscapes; 1,355.5 Yards

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HOMELESS LANDSCAPE

Foul Play (view 7)
Foul Play (view 7)

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Foul Play
Foul Play

2014, various thickness' of black silk yarn, industrial velvet cement encased in intestinal sheaths and brown with black mix of shredded rubber mulch

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Foul Play (view 2)
Foul Play (view 2)

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FOUL PLAY

WORKS ON PAPER

Tree With Strings I
Tree With Strings I

2012, graphite, crayon, cut transparency tape & black waxed cord on Rives BFK Paper, 22 x 15 x 1 inch

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Form in Fog I
Form in Fog I

2014, pure graphite powder on Sunray printing paper, 61 x 48 inches

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Form in Mist II
Form in Mist II

2014, black fabric dye #15 wash and graphite powder on Sunray printing paper, 61 x 48 inches

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TREES

Black Sunday
Black Sunday

2008, graphite, black oil pastel and black dye on watercolor paper, 8.5 x 11 inches

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Black Bowel Cherries
Black Bowel Cherries

2008, graphite, black oil stick & black fabric dye wash on BFK Paper, 11 x 15 inches

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One Cupcake
One Cupcake

2009, graphite, oil pastel and black dye on watercolor paper, 21 x 25 inches

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DESSERT

Please Cry Over Spilled/Spilt Milk
Please Cry Over Spilled/Spilt Milk

2009, 6b graphite stick on Katakana rice paper, 16 x 20 inches (3 shown of 12)

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Lonza
Lonza

2011, oil pastel, graphite, white pencil, silver welder’s pencil, white welder’s limestone and asphalt paper on MDF wood, 36.25 x 36.25 inches

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Lonza (detail)
Lonza (detail)

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TEXT BASED

Umbrella (detail)
Umbrella (detail)

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Work Study
Work Study

2000-2003, charcoal and graphite on recycled paper, 18 x 24 inches

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Work Study
Work Study

2000-2003, charcoal and graphite on recycled paper, 24 x 18 inches

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CHARCOAL

 
 
 
 
 

THE ARTIST

Joseph Gerard Sabatino began his journey as a photographer, but soon expanded into different materials and methods. After receiving his education from Montclair State University and Lorenzo di Medici Institute in Florence, Italy, Sabatino went on to exhibit in a variety of New York and New Jersey venues. Solo exhibitions include the AC Institute,  R. Jampol, Solo(s) Project House, The Paterson Museum and The Dryfoos Gallery at Kean University. He has exhibited in Northern Kentucky University’s Underground Railroad exhibition and participated in Bittersweet: The Chocolate Show at Rutgers University. Sabatino was also selected to participate in three consecutive New Jersey Arts Annuals. The artist was a recipient of Aljira’s Emerge Artist Fellowship Program and was one of ten artists selected nationally for the William and Dorothy Yeck Award for Miami University’s, “National Young Sculptors Award.”

Internationally, Sabatino has featured work in Florence, Italy, Graz, Austria as well a site specific installation at the historical, industrial Museo della Bonifica di Cà Vendramin in Veneto, Italy. His work has been reviewed or featured in The New York Times, The Herald News, Artefuse, ArtVoices Magazine, The Star-Ledger, The Record, The Jersey City Reporter, Rai TGR, Correiere della Sera, Art Tribune, arskey, Polesine in Diretta TV Intervista, Radio Kolbe, Radio Diva and La Voce di Rovigo.

 
 

CONTACT

JOSEPH GERARD SABATINO
92 Washington Street
Paterson, NJ 07505
jgsabatino@gmail.com
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