Jackel accumulates ideas from his interest in history, particularly the history of war. The sculptures combine excellent technique with a concentration on subtle changes in material. Be sure to check out the photos of the studio process at the exhibition website.
Most of the pieces take advantage of a shift in scale. Within this framework further ironies develop. A miniature burnt out army vehicle creates a feeling of power in the viewer whereas 256 six inch greek warriors humble in a style that intimates Gulliver’s excursion to Lilliput.
15 May – 3 July 2009