2022. 7. 4 – 7. 13
KIM Keun Joong
Known as an artist who explores existence, KIM Keun Joong still does not stop asking constant questions about existence itself. In this exhibition, the question also appears as a topic of the artist’s lifelong work. While dismantling it, it catches the natural flow by capturing the moment without going against the phenomenon.
His recent works, which may be considered a presentation of objects, are stacked with a number of overlaid or layered aggregates of gauze. These materials appear intuitively to be representations of color, but beneath them are numerous layers of invisible color. This is the internalization of numerous stories, narratives, and thoughts of the past that our present faces, and serves as the existence or representation that we now encounter.
“In the beginning, there was no such a thing as good or evil. The concept of good or evil only exists in our thoughts. Therefore, this troublesome world that we live in is just a world of flower.” he said, giving a glimpse of the artist’s thoughts on the basis of repeated activities of representation, abstraction, and monochromatic from the 1980s to the present.
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