Choi Young Wook

Korean, b. 1964

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Choi Young Wook

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Korean, b. 1964

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Over the past seven years, the Korean painter Choi Young Wook has consistently adopted the moon jar – a porcelain vessel in vogue among the general Korean public during the late Joseon dynasty (1392-1910) – as the principal subject of his paintings, gradually gaining international attention. In his series of works, Karma, the web-like lines that run all over the pottery bears the meaning of the work, the paths of our lives. They split but quickly rejoin back, like the encounters and the partings in our lives.

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Over the past seven years, the Korean painter Choi Young Wook has consistently adopted the moon jar – a porcelain vessel in vogue among the general Korean public during the late Joseon dynasty (1392-1910) – as the principal subject of his paintings, gradually gaining international attention. In his series of works, Karma, the web-like lines that run all over the pottery bears the meaning of the work, the paths of our lives. They split but quickly rejoin back, like the encounters and the partings in our lives.

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