Ben Jackel
Reign of Fire
Installation photography<br>Ben Jackel: Reign of Fire
Installation photography<br>Ben Jackel: Reign of Fire
Installation photography<br>Ben Jackel: Reign of Fire
Installation photography<br>Ben Jackel: Reign of Fire
Installation photography<br>Ben Jackel: Reign of Fire
Installation photography<br>Ben Jackel: Reign of Fire
Installation photography<br>Ben Jackel: Reign of Fire
Installation photography<br>Ben Jackel: Reign of Fire
Installation photography<br>Ben Jackel: Reign of Fire
Installation photography<br>Ben Jackel: Reign of Fire
Installation photography<br>Ben Jackel: Reign of Fire
Installation photography<br>Ben Jackel: Reign of Fire
Installation photography<br>Ben Jackel: Reign of Fire
Ben Jackel<br>
TR, Teddy Roosevelt, 2017<br>
stoneware, walnut, beeswax<br>
43 x 35 x 21 in. (109.2 x 88.9 x 53.3 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
Gas Mask, 2016<br>
stoneware, beeswax<br>
20 x 15 x 19 in. (50.8 x 38.1 x 48.3 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
Night Vision, 2016<br>
stoneware, beeswax, brass, ebony<br>
14 x 18 x 25 in. (35.6 x 45.7 x 63.5 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
Bearded Axe, 2017<br>
Douglas fir, graphite<br>
Diptych: 60 x 60 in (152.4 x 152.4 cm) each
Ben Jackel<br>
Great Bascinet, modified for joust, 2016<br>
stoneware and beeswax<br>
Helmet: 23 1/4 x 25 1/2 x 14 3/4 in. (59.1 x 64.8 x 37.5 cm)<br>
Helmet on Stand: 30 x 25 1/2 x 14 3/4 in. (76.2 x 64.8 x 37.5 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
Armet Helm, 2016<br>
stoneware and beeswax<br>
On stand: 28 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 26 3/4 in. (73 x 31.75 x 67.9 cm) <br>
Helmet alone: 24 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 26 3/4 in. (62.2 x 31.75 x 67.9 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
Sallet with Bevor, 2016<br>
stoneware and beeswax<br>
Helmet: 21 1/2 x 30 1/4 x 18 1/2 in. (54.6 x 76.8 x 47 cm)<br>
Helmet on Stand: 26 1/2 x 30 1/4 x 18 1/2 in. (67.3 x 76.8 x 47 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
Trap, 2017<br>
stoneware<br>
4.5 x 32 x 15 in. (11.4 x 81.3 x 38.1 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
Darkstar, 2016<br>
mahogany, graphite and ebony<br>
6 x 18 1/2 x 72 in. (15.2 x 47 x 182.9 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
The Corps of Discovery, 2016<br>
stoneware, ebony, copper<br>
Element 1: 15 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (40 x 16.5 x 26 cm)<br>
Element 2: 23 x 8 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. (58.4 x 22.2 x 34.9 cm)<br>
Element 3: 15 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 10 3/8 in.  (39.4 x 16.5 x 26.35 cm)<br>
Overall: 41 x 24 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. (104.1 x 62.8 x 34.9 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
James Caird, 2017<br>
stoneware, ebony, copper<br>
22 x 7 in. (55.9 x 17.8 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
Bat, 2017<br>
mahogany, graphite<br>
40 x 36 in. (101.6 x 91.4 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
100 TON GUN, 2016<br>
stoneware<br>
130 x 32 x 25 in. (330.2 x 81.3 x 63.5 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
Mikoyan Skat - Manta Ray, 2017<br>
mahogany, graphite<br>
40 x 36 in. (101.6 x 91.4 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
Heavy Mortar, 2016<br>
stoneware<br>
30 x 18 x 18 in. (76.2 x 45.7 x 45.7 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
Siege Mortar, 2016<br>
stoneware<br>
32 x 22 x 19 in. (81.3 x 55.9 x 48.3 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
What Valor: Pack Mortar, 2016<br>
stoneware and douglas fir<br>
Sculpture: 11 1/2 x 23 1/2 x 25 in. (29.2 x 59.7 x 63.5 cm)<br>
Installed on stand: 13 1/2 in. x 23 1/2 in. x ft25 in. (34.3 x 59.7 x 63.5 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
What Valor: Armstrong, 2016<br>
stoneware and douglas fir<br>
Sculpture: 13 x 19 x 55 1/4 in. (33 x 48.3 x 140.3 cm)<br>
Installed on stand: 16 x 19 3/4 x 55 1/4 in. (40.6 x 50.2 x 140.3 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
What Valor: Parrot, 2016<br>
stoneware and douglas fir<br>
Sculpture: 14 x 16 1/2 x 60 in. (35.6 x 41.9 x 152.4 cm)<br>
Installed on stand: 17 1/4 x 20 3/4 x 60 in. (43.8 x 52.7 x 152.4 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
What Valor: Carronade, 2015<br>
stoneware and douglas fir<br>
Sculpture: 10 x 13 3/4 x 38 1/2 in. (25.4 x 96.5 x 33 cm)<br>
Installed on stand: 12 x 16 x 38 1/2 in. (30.5 x 40.6 x 97.8 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
What Valor: Mortar, 2016<br>
stoneware and douglas fir<br>
Sculpture: 11 1/4 x 19 5/8 x 23 in. (28.6 x 49.8 x 58.4 cm)<br>
Installed on stand: 13 x 19 5/8 x 23 in. (33 x 49.8 x 58.4 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
White House, 2017<br>
ceramic, stoneware, ebony<br>
20 x 10 in. (50.8 x 25.4 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
Mar-a-Lago, 2017<br>
ceramic, stoneware, ebony<br>
20 x 20 in. (50.8 x 50.8 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
Dark Tower, 2017<br>
stoneware, Douglas Fir, graphite<br>
84 x 20 x 28 in. (213.4 x 50.8 x 71.1 cm)
Ben Jackel<br>
Reign of Fire, 2016<br>
stoneware<br>
variable dimensions
19 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017

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Publication

Ben Jackel E-Catalogue

Ben Jackel E-Catalogue
Features works from 2002 – 2017, videos of the artist and descriptions of the works

Events

What's at stake? The ethics of war
Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 6pm
Please join us for a lively discussion between Dr. Rory Cox (University of St. Andrews) and John R. Emery (UC Irvine), as they share their knowledge on the history of warfare, from medieval armory to modern drones, and the human implications that accompany technological developments.

Night of Protest Songs
Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 6pm
Legendary poet, musician and honorary Beach Boy Stephen Kalinich hosts a night of music and poetry inspired by protest songs with performances by Los Angeles-based music collective The Divinity Band.
Suggested donation: $5

The Songbird of Manzanar
Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 6pm
L.A. Louver hosts a screening of The Songbird of Manzanar, Cody Edison’s telling portrait of Mary Kageyama Nomura whose gift of song provided rare solace for the internees at the Manzanar Internment Camp during the 1940s. Please join Edison and Nomura for a discussion moderated by Academy Award nominated documentary filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña (Who Killed Vincent Chin?, 1987). The conversation will be followed by a special performance by Nomura in Ed and Nancy Kienholz’s The Non War Memorial, 1970.

Space is limited.
Reservations are required.
RSVP to (310) 822-4955 or rsvp@lalouver.com
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