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Aggregation, 2016

Ash and Korean silk
21 3/10 × 15 7/10 in
54 × 40 cm
$3,000
location
Madrid
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Sabrina Amrani
Madrid
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Timothy Hyunsoo Lee performs every year a ritual called the purge, where the artist collects all …

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Timothy Hyunsoo Lee performs every year a ritual called the purge, where the artist collects all his artworks that he is not convinced by from the last year and burns them. He collects the ashes and creates the aggregation series - giving life to new works through the sacrifice of others. It alludes to the circle of …

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Timothy Hyunsoo Lee
Korean-American , b. 1990
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Timothy Hyunsoo Lee’s meticulous drawings and paintings are informed by biological, psychological, and emotional references. Using watercolor and gouache, he builds fractal-like compositions that resemble psychedelic honeycombs, cellular structures, and other repetitious networks. Informed by his studies in neuroscience and his abandoned dream of attending medical school, Lee uses his art as a means to explore his own psychological state. Similar to Yayoi Kusama with her dot paintings, he channels his own anxieties and neuroses into detailed artworks that he describes as a “a cartography of his psychopathology.”

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Sabrina Amrani
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Timothy Hyunsoo Lee performs every year a ritual called the purge, where the artist collects all …

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Timothy Hyunsoo Lee performs every year a ritual called the purge, where the artist collects all his artworks that he is not convinced by from the last year and burns them. He collects the ashes and creates the aggregation series - giving life to new works through the sacrifice of others. It alludes to the circle of …

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Timothy Hyunsoo Lee
Korean-American , b. 1990
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Timothy Hyunsoo Lee’s meticulous drawings and paintings are informed by biological, psychological, and emotional references. Using watercolor and gouache, he builds fractal-like compositions that resemble psychedelic honeycombs, cellular structures, and other repetitious networks. Informed by his studies in neuroscience and his abandoned dream of attending medical school, Lee uses his art as a means to explore his own psychological state. Similar to Yayoi Kusama with her dot paintings, he channels his own anxieties and neuroses into detailed artworks that he describes as a “a cartography of his psychopathology.”

Aggregation, 2016

Ash and Korean silk
21 3/10 × 15 7/10 in
54 × 40 cm
$3,000
location
Madrid
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