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About Linda Jacobs

Born 1950, Bronx, NY. Always "obsessed" with drawing, coloring, playing the piano. First generation American. Lived teen life on Long Island. Hicksville, Huntington. Studied art at School of Visual Arts. Massachusettes College of Art and Pratt. Studied with Robert Mangold, Mel Bochner, Brice Marden. This path took me on quite a bumpy road.

Have exhibited in NYC, Boston, and NJ. See website for more details. www.lindabergerjacobs.com. Dropped out of art world in early 80s. Married, became spiritual and a mother. Raised a family. Three kids, four grandchildren. Thought I was over art, but it kept haunting me. A surprise visit from an old colleague got me inspired to reacquaint to doing art again.

Artist Statement

My work is a map and composite of ideas, objects, perceptions and experiments. I am moved by the magic in the process of making art. My technique, developed in the late 60s, is a reductive process that incorporates pastels, oil, turpentine, pen and ink. I build up a surface using pastels mixed with oil and turpentine; and then attempt to erase it by rubbing off and blending various layers. I use rags, towels and sponges instead of brushes. I have control of my image and color choices but do not have full control of what happens chemically as the pastels, oils and turp. interact with the paper.. I am always surprised by the end results and am humbled by its own natural consequences. 

L. B. Jacobs

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Seasons Series - I

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$500.00

Orchestra Series - Timpani

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$1,000.00

Orchestra Series - Piano Piece Blue

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$1,000.00

Mrs. Dalloways Flower Series Turquoise

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$1,000.00

Movement in Violin

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$700.00

Black Fire on White Fire

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$800.00

Charlie

Charlie

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$290.00

The Clown Cried

The Clown Cried

by Linda Jacobs

$270.00

Mrs. Dalloways Flower Series Pink

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$800.00

Mrs. Dalloways Flower Series Orange

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$800.00

Seasons Series - V

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$500.00

Seasons Series - IV

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$500.00

Seasons Series - III

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$500.00

Seasons Series - II

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$500.00

For Nigel

For Nigel

by Linda Jacobs

$1,000.00

Orchestra Series - Piano Piece RYB

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by Linda Jacobs

$1,000.00

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