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vanishBy Tak

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US$ 7,299



Oil Paint, oil, grphite on canvas

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Dimensions: 145.5cm (H) x 112.1cm (W) x 2.7cm (D) / 57.3" (H) x 44.1" (W) x 1.1" (D)

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Artist Statement

(VANISH series)
I am in the dark. I shake my hand and feel it. As if I could feel the wind… my mind is hazy My eyes are blurry and I can't tell apart anything.
Reach out to grab it close. Something seems to be caught. Open your eyes as hard as you can and stretch them out as hard as you can.
What I'm trying to capture is my reflection in the mirror. Using paint and graphite on a well-woven canvas, spread it over the entire surface of the work.
Sometimes I try to separate them by brushing them with a large brush for several hours, or by scraping and wiping the parts other than brushing.
Although the paintings stacked on top of each other are flat, there is a phantasmagoric element in which the shape changes depending on the light when turned left and right, which reveals the artist's intention as it is.
The white canvas is filled with black, but the artist says it is empty. Originally, the artist's brush strokes were like a bandage, and the canvas was called a person.


Artist Profile

Born: 1982
Hometown: South Korea
Based in: South Korea

I was born in an industrial city in South Korea in 1982 and am currently working on art based in Seoul.

As a child, I liked to spend the abandoned car park alone in the playground. It was an infinite time of daydreaming, and it was better to be hiding because …


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