Artist

Yoon Sangyoon

Sangyoon Yoon makes the picture by dividing the drawing into one by right hand and the other by the left. This results in completely different atmospheres that make one believe they must have been done by different artists. Letting the hand take its course, unlike the left hand drawing which is completed by two strikes of thick brush strokes, the right hand painting reproduces the various desires that people in the world have through the painting structure constructed by 'id-ego-super-ego'. The language of painting he is building earns meaning after being broken one by one in the logical system of dichotomy. Consciousness and unconsciousness, meaning and no meaning, inevitability and coincidence, vertical and horizontal, technique and restraint, order and randomness, reproduction and expression, form and formlessness, the tame and the wild - all these opposite extremes fill up the worlds of the two hands. The painting language he is completing is drawing him into a more fundamental and essential problem. (extract from Gyeomsook Park’s critique)

  • Education
    • 2009 Fine Art Chelsea college of art, London, UK
      2004 Chugye University of the fine art, Seoul, Korea
  • Selected Solo Exhibitions
    • 2020 《Mean old world》, Artspace Hue, Paju, Korea
      2019 《Green Haze》, Gallery Sejul, Seoul, Korea
      2018 《Sine cera》, gallery Chosun, Seoul, Korea
  • Selected Group Exhibitions
    • 2020 《PAJU ACT.2》, Artists' studios & Art spaces in PAJU Book City, Paju, Korea
      2019 《Retroactive images》, Ggumtl gallery, Pohang, Korea
      2019 《Veiling like Veil》, Artnoid178, Seoul, Korea
      2019 《Kahn parade》, Post Territory Ujeonggguk, Seoul, Korea
      2019 《The Time of Painting》, Sejong Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
      2017 《Painting, on the flat》, Oullim museum, Goyang, Korea
  • Residencies/Awards/
    Collections
    • Residencies
      2015- HUE+NETWORK ART STUDIO, Paju, Korea
      2010 Nanji art studio, Seoul, Korea

      Awards
      2019 Hoban Namdo cultural foundation
      2013 The 1th Chongkundang Yesuljisang

      Collections
      2020 MMCA Artbank
      2019 MMCA Artbank
      2019 Chong Kun Dang

〈Teenage Sonata 2〉, 2019, Oil on canvas, 116x91cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist

〈A foggy day〉, 2019, Oil on canvas, 259x193cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist

〈Sunday〉, 2018, Oil on canvas, 193x130cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist

〈Stay〉, 2019, Oil on canvas, 145x97cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist

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