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“Do Ho Suh” on view @ MMoCA

Do Ho Suh, a solo exhibition of the Korean artist, is on view at Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA) until May 14, 2017.

“Located primarily in MMoCA’s main galleries, this multi-part installation presents large-scale architectural structures, documentary films, illuminated sculptures, and works on paper. The centerpiece of the exhibition is a full-scale replica of Suh’s New York City apartment and studio created from translucent colored fabric. Entering into the space, audience members can wander through its dreamlike interior rooms and passageways, and revel in the details of its delicately sewn radiators, sinks, and bricks. In addition, a separate room within the gallery contains objects from the artist’s Specimen Series—a collection of domestic appliances, such as a refrigerator and stove, that Suh replicated in diaphanous fabric and installed in light-filled Plexiglas boxes.”

 

Read more about the exhibition here…

 

Photo credit: Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Do Ho Suh (b.1962, Seoul, Korea) is an internationally renowned sculptor and installation artist who received a BFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design and a MFA in sculpture from Yale University.

Chosen to represent Korea at the 2001 Venice Biennale, Suh has subsequently had solo exhibitions and projects around the world, including Tate Modern, London; National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea; Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan; and the Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C.  The artist has also received numerous awards and distinctions, including the Wall Street Journal Magazine’s 2013 Innovator of the Year in Art.

Do Ho Suh’s work is included in numerous museum collections worldwide including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Tate, London; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, among many others.

The artist lives and works in New York, London, and Seoul and is represented by Lehmann Maupin Gallery in New York.