November 15, 2018

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Sunghyun Bang

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Do Ho Suh @ Brooklyn Museum

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Do Ho Suh (born Seoul, South Korea, 1962). The Perfect Home II, 2003. Translucent nylon. Brooklyn Museum; Gift of Lawrence B. Benenson, 2017.46. (Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin Gallery) If you enjoy three-dimensional and big installation art, here is an intriguing exhibition for you. Brooklyn Museum is …

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Do Ho Suh (born Seoul, South Korea, 1962). The Perfect Home II, 2003. Translucent nylon. Brooklyn Museum; Gift of Lawrence B. Benenson, 2017.46. (Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin Gallery)

If you enjoy three-dimensional and big installation art, here is an intriguing exhibition for you.

Brooklyn Museum is presenting an exhibition One: Do Ho Suh through January 27, 2019.

Have you ever lived away from your native ‘Home’? I have been living in New York City for over four years after leaving Seoul, South Korea in 2014. I sometimes feel that I don’t belong anywhere. I’ve been trying to find my ‘Home’ in both, a foreign country and even in Seoul, a place I always thought was not going to live for good. It’s strange to have memories of Seoul, where I lived almost my life, feel hazy and faint.

Living in another country, for me, feels like floating above the ground. While experiencing One: Do Ho Suh, it seemed to me that the artist is on the same page as me.

When I look at works of a South Korean artist, Do Ho Suh, I empathize with his works. His translucent and buoyant installations visually deliver his subject matter, a search for permanent home. The light texture of his art shows the nature of migration and cultural displacement as a foreigner.

If you have searched for a permanent ‘Home’, would you describe your feelings as the way this artist does?

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