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Do Ho Suh

Do Ho Suh at work

Two New Lithographs by Do Ho Suh

Highpoint Editions is thrilled to present our first two lithographs created in collaboration with visiting artist Do Ho Suh: Karma Juggler and Untitled. Through his artistic practice, Suh contemplates fundamental questions which often prove to be the most difficult to answer: who are we, where are we from, and where are we going? The artist’s decidedly karmic approach suggests human interconnectedness and individual identity are linked both spatially and temporally.

The internationally renowned Korean-born artist began his exploration into these complex topics with his drawings. Although Suh is also famous for his sculptures and installations, his drawings are paramount to his unique visual language which has evolved throughout his career. Karma Juggler personifies the many influences and acquired knowledge that inform each person’s perceptions while Untitled poignantly represents the experiences of those who came before us and how each person is differently affected by those influences. The ethereal subject matter and the immediacy of Suh’s drawing style are exquisitely represented in both of these lithographs, exemplified in the medium’s rich tonal range and incredible ability to capture subtle details.

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.