SPRING PAINTING @GALLERY 2, SEOUL
with works by Suyeon KIM
(Korean, born 1986)
Chunhwa is the motif of this exhibition; love its theme. Nothing is given or taken from that theme. Suyeon Kim admits working with the theme of
itself can be trite, ideological, and maybe even boring in some facetious and ironic way. She is also quick to add that despite that, love remains paramount to humanity. She found fleeting moments of cherished love between the licentious lines of
. She adopted those moments and sought to present them on her own canvas sans scandal. What the painter does is draw out moments; sometimes to eternity, sometimes to repopulate lost moments with images. Only the painter can do it that way, and that is the only way it is done.