Ongoing since 2012, the Real DMZ Project interrogates the demilitarised zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea through annual, research-based exhibitions that bring together the works of Korean and international artists. Sunjung Kim, the independent curator behind the project, conceived the idea of exploring the DMZ while curating Japanese artist...
London's galleries and museums are gearing up for a lively October, with Frieze London and Frieze Masters running between 3 and 6 October 2019 at Regent's Park, along with 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, taking place across the same dates at Somerset House; and the tenth anniversary of the Sunday Art Fair, showcasing new and emerging artists...
Mark Bradford walks through Mark Bradford: Los Angeles Mark Bradford: Los Angeles at the Long Museum West Bund in Shanghai (27 July–13 October 2019) is the artist's largest solo exhibition to date in China. In this video for Ocula, Bradford and Diana Nawi, curator of the show, walk through selected works that convey the artist's concerns with...
Yoon Suk One (b. 1983) lives and works in Seoul, South Korea. He has studied Contemporary art and Community design at Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea. he has been attributing to expand the scope of Korean Painting,
The works of Yoon are condensed into a certain sentiment. By choosing the images of statues made in various periods and places, the artist has focused on the imprint of the time contained in the statues in which their outer appearance has been transformed by erosion, weathering, natural disaster or war. The artist creates new scenery by adding his state of mind as he accepts the scene of the statues as a landscape.
The process of converting the original landscape in diverse ways like maximizing or deleting the texture of the original scenery could be called a psychologically duplicating process of recording what is already gone and what is about to fade away. Ceaselessly retracing the irreversibility of time, his works have conducted the utmost involvement of emotions. As the works progress the images, once used as a subject matter, they become transformed and eventually become estranged from the original meaning. Moreover, they create the unprecedented screen of imagery and texture.
Yoon is one of the selected artists by 37th Joongang Fine Arts Prize, a resident artist at Cheongju Art Studio, Cheongju, and Gyeonggi Creation Centre, Ansan. He has been presenting his works at various exhibitions held at Gallery Baton, Seoul Citizens Hall, Culture Station Seoul 284 and Seoul Arts Centre-Hangaram Design Museum, Seoul, and Gwangju Biennale Pavillion, Gwangju.
Yoon Suk One’s new body of work is showcased at Seoul's Gallery Baton in a solo exhibition entitled Things Not Seen, which runs through August 20.
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