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Do Ho Suh on ‘Brilliant Ideas’

by Alexandra_Munroe on October 26, 2016

Originally published on Bloomberg.com

Born in 1962 in Seoul, South Korea, Do Ho Suh’s art is very much rooted by his own history of migration, having moved to the United States in his late twenties. From his sculptures, installations and drawings, his works explore the notion of personal space, the boundaries of identity, and the relationship between the individual and the collective body. He is best-known for his extraordinary fabric sculptures – carefully rendered full-scale replicas of personal spaces of the artist, from his childhood home in Seoul, to his New York apartment and studio.

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Stand Still a Moment

by Alexandra_Munroe on June 10, 2011

Originally published in Lee Ufan: Marking Infinity. © 2011 The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Used by permission.

In the midst of beings as a whole an open place comes to presence. There is a clearing.
—Martin Heidegger, “The Origin of the Work of Art”[1]

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