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Jerry Inscoe

At first glance, Jerry Inscoe’s gallery work appears to be a formal extension of a Deconstructivist style of typography. Letters are fragmented and sheared, stretched and re-formed with precision. It’s a science of Postmodern typographic abstraction, one that is characterized by unpredictability and controlled chaos.  

Born out of the mid-eighties Graffiti scene in Washington DC, Jerry’s work evolved over the years and matured, shifting from the early New York-influenced models to a more abstract and idealistic take on what Graffiti could be.  He incorporated aspects of his undergraduate design education and a myriad of other infuences into his work, including architecture and industrial design. This infused Jerry with the desire to create highly original work.

Excerpt written by Ian Lynam