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Yoon JeongMee (Korean, b.1969)
LOT ID: 80868
Woojea and His Blue Things (The Blue Project), 2007

Digital Print, digital c-print, (light jet print)
30 х 30 in. (76.2 x 76.2 cm.)
Signed, by the artist.
Print/Casting Year 2007
Edition 1/7
Lot description
"Woojea and His Blue Things (The Blue Project)" (2007) is an incredible large scale color photograph by famous female Korean artist Jeong Mee Yoon. This is edition 1 of 7, measuring 30 x 30 inches (50.8 x 50.8 cm), and is unframed in excellent. This stunning staged-photograph depicts a young boy in his own bedroom, who poses nearly camouflage amidst the massive amount of his blue-colored possessions that have been meticulously displayed and arranged in front of him by the artist.

This image belongs to the artists famous "The Blue Project" started in 2005. The visually stunning, staged photographs of Yoon's "The Blue Project" and "The Pink Project" address the gender specific advertising of toys and accessories which influence the popular culture and traditional roles of girls and boys in global society. Parents and consumers are directed to buy blue items for boys and pink for girls.

The artist was born in 1969 in Seoul, South Korea. In 2006 she 2006 Graduated from Department of Photography, Video and related Media, School of Visual Arts (M.F.A.), NY, USA. In 1999 graduated fromthe Department of Photographic Design, Hong-Ik Univ. (M.F.A), South Korea and in 1992 graduated from the Department of Painting, College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University (B.F.A), South Korea. Selected Solo Exhibitions include "The Pink & Blue Project" in Paris-Beijing Photo Gallery, Beijing, China; the Bolinas Museum, CA, USA; San Francisco International Airport Museum; Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA; EM Art Gallery, Seoul, South Korea; the Children's Museum of the Arts, New York. The artist lives and works in Seoul, Korea. The work of the artist is held in the following Selected Public Collections:
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, South Korea
The Ulrich Museum of Art, Kansas, USA
Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA
Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA
The Museum of Fine Art, Houston, USA
National Museum of Contemporary Art, South Korea
Geonhi Art Foundation, South Korea
Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, USA
Johnson & Johnson Collection, NJ, USA
Woojea and His Blue Things (The Blue Project) by JeongMee Yoon
  • Woojea and His Blue Things (The Blue Project) by JeongMee Yoon
  • Woojea and His Blue Things (The Blue Project) by JeongMee Yoon
  • Woojea and His Blue Things (The Blue Project) by JeongMee Yoon
  • Woojea and His Blue Things (The Blue Project) by JeongMee Yoon
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