Broken Flowers: Interview with Gyun Hur

ArtAsiaPacific
Aug 19, 2013 8:47AM

Gyun Hur is best known for her compositions of shredded silk flowers, meticulously arranged to mimic the patterns on her mother’s wedding blanket. In recent years, the Korean-born, Atlanta-based artist has moved away from this distinctive motif—believed in Korea to drive out bad luck— employing a new palate and turning the flowers into colorful mounds that have objects, such as broken pottery, stone and plants, buried within them. 

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