Silkscreen print on paper
100 x 276cm

Hyunsung Park

Hyunsung Park (b. 1991, Busan, South Korea) studied: BA Ceramic Design, Sangmyeong University, South Korea (2011); Sculpture and Installation, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, Germany (2015) and Painting and Graphic, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, Germany (2015). Selected exhibitions include: Jahresausstellung (Annual Exhibition) Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, Germany (2015); Group Exhibition, Verein für Original-Radierung, Munich (2015) and What Happened Will Happen, Munich (2014). Solo exhibitions include: KHG LMU, Munich, Germany (2016). Lives and works in Germany.

Park’s work depicts chairs, focussing on the similarity between the shape of the chair, with legs, back, arms and that of the human body. Using the chair as a way of describing human relationships the work often shows multiple chairs viewed from different angles. The work plays between 2 dimensions and 3 dimensions with some works showing each side of a single chair and in doing so reveals the hidden, unseen aspect. Other works are printed directly from the parts of dismantled chairs. The artist says, “I try to get people to see the value of the things which are unseen. In think people need to try to see things more thoughtfully and carefully. For that reason, I would like to show the things we easily overlook, to catch more of the details which are always around us in our lives.”  


You can see Hyunsung Park's work at Gallery North

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