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Kim Jongsook (Korean, b.1968)
LOT ID: 80517
ARTIFICIAL LANDSCAPE-Mountain Emerald, 2011

Mixed Media, with SWAROVSKI® crystals on canvas.
31.8 х 45.98 in. (80.77 x 116.79 cm.)
Signed, and dated by the artist with title and details all on back of canvas.
Lot description
"ARTIFICIAL LANDSCAPE-Mountain Emerald" (2011) is a traditional Korean landscape with dramatic high peaks and deep valleys that has been transformed into an ethereal fantasy-scape, painted in emerald greens and archivally hand-embellished with hundreds of luminous, golden Swarovski crystals, by acclaimed emerging Korean Contemporary female artist, Kim Jongsook. This painting literally shimmers with allure, symbolizing both the harmony of Korea's traditional culture, as well as the glittering nature of Korea's modern-day society This work belongs to the artist's famed "Artificial Landscape" series of shimmering mystical landscapes. This work is unframed, measures 31.80 x 45.98 inches (80.8 x 116.8 cm) and is in excellent condition.

Born and raised in South Korea, the artist graduated with her BFA, MFA, and a Doctoral degree all from Hongik University. Her work has appeared in numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout Asia, Europe, and the U,S. at Zaha Museum of Art, Seoul, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China, Huangcheng Art Museum, Bejing, China; Saga Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan; and WHITE BOX Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.. Her works are held in the permanent collections at the Mogam Museum of Art, Hoseo National Museum of Contemporary Art, and Art Bank. The artist is a member of the Korea Society of Fine Arts, and the Korean Fine Arts Association.
ARTIFICIAL LANDSCAPE-Mountain Emerald by Kim Jongsook
  • ARTIFICIAL LANDSCAPE-Mountain Emerald by Kim Jongsook
  • ARTIFICIAL LANDSCAPE-Mountain Emerald by Kim Jongsook
  • ARTIFICIAL LANDSCAPE-Mountain Emerald by Kim Jongsook
  • ARTIFICIAL LANDSCAPE-Mountain Emerald by Kim Jongsook
  • ARTIFICIAL LANDSCAPE-Mountain Emerald by Kim Jongsook
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