KISEOK KIM

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Artwork
Plastic, 52 x 52 inches, oil on canvas, 2009
Looking in, 54 x 54 inches, oil on canvas, 2009
Plastic, 54 x 40 inches, oil on canvas, 2009
Profile, 54 x 54 inches, oil on canvas, 2009
Plastic, 56 x 40 inches, oil on canvas, 2010
KISEOK
KIM
Artist's Statement

I explore some sort of human condition in contemporary culture and the relationship between the self and the world. The figures in my work are used as objects to illustrate my own relationship to the world or feelings I have.
I often refer to pictures from the internet or magazines for the expression of an idealized person in contemporary culture. I try to standardize the face on canvas, but at the same time, to find something unique to say. Therefore, each face is completely separate and so with every new painting my passion is renewed.

www.kiseokkim.com

Bio/Resume

Education

2008 MFA in Painting, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

1999 BFA in Painting, Dong-A University, Busan, Korea
Solo Exhibitions

2009 Artgate Gallery, New York, NY

2008 MFA Thesis Show, Steuben South Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Group Exhibitions

2009 About Face, Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Governors Island Art Fair, Governors Island, New York, NY

20th International Juried Exhibition, Viridian Artists Gallery, New York, NY

Investigations in Identity, The Be Hive, New York, NY

Virtual Pathway, Gallery Satori, New York, NY

2008 Falling Away, Lana Santorelli Gallery, New York, NY

Reflection in the Memory, Artgate Gallery, New York, NY

2007 Pratt MFA Show, Steuben Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Art Students Exhibition, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, NY