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Goun Seo

Four Figure Paintings, 2018

Oil on canvas
26 3/10 × 105 2/5 in
66.9 × 267.6 cm
This is a unique work.
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Seoul
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GALLERY SU:
Seoul
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The work shows a folding screen that depicts a dead man’s body decaying in four stages, which must …

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The work shows a folding screen that depicts a dead man’s body decaying in four stages, which must have been inspired by Kusozu, a Japanese Buddhist painting genre that depicts human decomposition in nine stages - mainly of a beautiful woman - to remind viewers of the transience of the body and physical world.

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The work shows a folding screen that depicts a dead man’s body decaying in four stages, which must …

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The work shows a folding screen that depicts a dead man’s body decaying in four stages, which must have been inspired by Kusozu, a Japanese Buddhist painting genre that depicts human decomposition in nine stages - mainly of a beautiful woman - to remind viewers of the transience of the body and physical world.

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Goun Seo and GALLERY SU:

Goun Seo

Four Figure Paintings, 2018

Oil on canvas
26 3/10 × 105 2/5 in
66.9 × 267.6 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
location
Seoul
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