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Ho Jae Kim

Born in 1993, Seoul, South Korea

Lives and works in New York City, United States, Brooklyn, United States


Ho Jae Kim drafts mixed media paintings which eerily explore understandings of purgatory. With an interest in digesting this liminal state in a secular setting, the artist frequently depicts mundane in between spaces, such as vacant dining tables or windswept balconies. Theatrical lights unnaturally illuminate these tableaux and are framed by velvet curtains, cultivating a surreal, theatrical quality. Classical art historical references are also troubled by Jae Kim, for example, Matisse’s 1911 L...Read more