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Exposed in light-26By Sohwa Yeongok

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Textile (Cotton, Fabric, Thread), Thread, acrylic and oil on canvas

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Dimensions: 166cm (H) x 130cm (W) x 3cm (D) / 65.4" (H) x 51.2" (W) x 1.2" (D)

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Artist Statement

The inspiration for the work comes from the light of nature, the textures of trees, the grass, etc. These textures are a big part of my work. The motif obtained from natural objects is a substance that accumulates my life and inner emotions, revealing the timeliness.

The work of the light-emitting series abstracted my personal life.
Heals himself by expressing the hardships of life in his childhood as an afterimage of light and purifies himself with moderation and reflection. The textures that we've repeatedly created by attaching the threads to the canvases in geometric shapes create space and that space is a space for my contemplation to breathe. The texture of the thread can have various visual effects depending on the direction of light. I hope everyone gets energy from life in a space full of light.

The work is done by repeatedly attaching various geometric forms to the canvas with silk, creating a space, and making the threads that have been pasted with jesso and acrylic paint solid several times in coloring and drying. At the end of this work process, finally, make a colored surface with oil paint and repeatedly superimpose the surface to create an afterimage of light.


Artist Profile

Born: 1970
Hometown: Okcheon, Chungcheongbuk-do
Based in: Sejong City

I'm Kim Yeongok (Sohwa Yeongok), who majored in painting and challenged various experiments at Hongik University's Graduate School of Art in Korea. I attach the object silk thread to the canvas to explore the texture and light of the thread. These works lead to an artistic sense of light, life, …


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