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(Night. Eight bells. A man descends the rigging and goes off. Leaning over the rail, looking seaward.), 2014

Photograph

Hand-cut and scored pigmented inkjet prints, acrylic lacquer and frame

20.08 x 13.19 in

51.0 x 33.5 cm

Edition of 10

This work is signed.

PRICE: $6,500
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    About The Work

    When discussing her practice, Soo Kim often speaks of creating strategies to slow down the viewer’s reading of her photographs. Her gesture of removing, hiding, and revealing through lattice-like cut photos encourages the viewer to walk around the work repeatedly in an attempt to learn the mysteries of this elegant photo-sculpture. These prints are displayed back-to-back, sandwiched between glass– a presentation that features the prints’ complex geometric network of actual folds and cutouts, and in addition, gives an unanticipated exposure to the metallic paint that has been applied to the back of the prints. Like the last rays of sunlight through a trellis, the gold or bronze paint peek through the polygonal openings on the front of the photographs. These metallic colors emerge from the cutout voids, sharing the absence of the photograph’s missing material with real voids. Not only is the paint revealed, but also, so is the physical location behind the artwork. The viewer then may question, what is the inside or outside, front or back, when looking at this work.

    Courtesy of Eric Gero Editions

    About Soo Kim

    • This work is framed. Frame measurements are 26.97" x 18.50" x 4.72".
    • This work is double-sided.
    • Ships in 10 to 14 business days from California.
    • This work is final sale and not eligible for return.
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