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Tension 2022 C-1By Jungsook Ahn

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US$ 28,000


Oil Paint, Oil on canvas

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Dimensions: 136cm (H) x 136cm (W) x 11cm (D) / 53.5" (H) x 53.5" (W) x 4.3" (D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


This item ships from South Korea

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Artist Statement

Everyday life is a series of tensions.

The track that the bicycle has passed is a straight line, but the straight line is made by a round wheel.
The straight line can also be considered a part of an infinite circle.
The present 'me' is a form of the past 'me’ piled up one after another. A 'visible line' exists thanks to
an 'invisible line'. They always exist together.
Differences between people, religions, and races sometimes expand small arguments into immense and
needless wars. I want to express the tension that comes from the differences as 'peace' and 'balance'
through the harmony of a straight line and a circle line.


Artist Profile

Born: 1961
Hometown: Daegu, Korea
Based in: Korea

Artist Statement:

“Life itself is continuation of tensions.

The track left by a bicycle is a straight line but it is a straight line made by a round wheel. The straight line can be considered as a part of an endless circle.

Differences between people, religion and race, create small arguments that …


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