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Cindy Ji Hye Kim

Born in 1990, Incheon, South Korea

Lives and works in New York City, United States


Cindy Ji Hye Kim is a Canadian-Korean painter, who concocts disturbing domestic scenes. In her signature grayscale palette, Kim works with a mixture of oils, acrylics, inks and graphite to create her large-scale works. She has developed a host of three recurring characters within her paintings; Mister Capital, Madam Earth and schoolgirl, these figures undergo and inflict violent acts in the supposed comfort of the home. Mutant SPAM tins cause havoc, rats run riot or ironing chords contort and ma...Read more