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Koo Seunghwui

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Koo Seunghwui

Born: 1981

Hometown: South Korea

Based in: New York, U.S.A

 

Seunghwui Koo creates her works by drawing inspiration from the daily happenings and intricate moments of her life in New York City. Her work is a commentary on the lives of New Yorkers as she has witnessed. She was born in South Korea, where she first had the idea of combining the pig’s head and human body. The significance of the pig’s head lies in the different symbolic meanings from the Eastern and Western cultures. Good fortune (Eastern) and greed (Western), two very different connotations of the pig, are themes that are a part of her works. She uses resin, acrylic, plaster, clay, and mixed media to create her works.


Koo has shown her sculptural works in a number of exhibitions including Monmouth Museum, NJ, Belskie Museum of Art & Science, NJ, Newark Museum, NJ, Azarian McCullough Art Gallery, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, NY, Main Line Art Center, PA and Kunsten Festival Watou 2017, 37th Edition, Belgium among others.

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Piggies #46

Koo Seunghwui, United States

Sculpture

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Amazing Pig #32 - Life in 2020

Koo Seunghwui, United States

Sculpture

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Amazing Pig #Candy Land

Koo Seunghwui, United States

Sculpture

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Amazing Pig #31 - Piggy Ponka

Koo Seunghwui, United States

Sculpture

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Color of Me, Purple

Koo Seunghwui, United States

Sculpture

US$ 500

Piggies #45

Koo Seunghwui, United States

Sculpture

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People #Purple

Koo Seunghwui, United States

Sculpture

US$ 2,900

Blue Moon

Koo Seunghwui, United States

Sculpture

US$ 20,000

People #Black and White

Koo Seunghwui, United States

Sculpture

US$ 50,000

People

Koo Seunghwui, United States

Sculpture

US$ 24,000

Good Night

Koo Seunghwui, United States

Sculpture

US$ 5,000

Narcissism #Red

Koo Seunghwui, United States

Sculpture

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