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Sohyun Bae (Korean)
LOT ID: 91497
One Hundred Children Playing, 2008

Acrylic, on canvas
78.75 х 94.48 in. (200.02 x 239.98 cm.)
Signed, inscribed, This work comes directly from the Studio of the Artist, U.S.
Lot description
"One Hundred Children Playing" (2008) is a tour-de-force painting by Contemporary Korean female artist, SoHyun Bae. Dimensions: 78.74 x 94.48 inches (200 x 240 cm), unframed, excellent condition. Ships from New York, U.S. and can ship rolled off of stretchers as best suits the buyer. As if from a fairy-tale, this large-scale painting depicts the shadows of 'one hundred' children, who play and frolic as if cherubs about larger than life, lush pink 'immortal peaches', one of ten immortal plants and animals in traditional Korean culture, that represent, happiness and longevity.
SoHyun Bae has been greatly recognized for her concepts and methods receiving such awards as the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc Grant, The National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Fellowship and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in Fine Art, among many others. Her work is held in these selected Public Collections:
The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
The Peabody Archaeological Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
The Museum of Modern Art, Finland
Gana Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Kang Collection, New York City
Woods Collection, Lincoln, NE
Mario Diacono, Boston, MA
Neal, Gerber and Eisenberg, Chicago, IL
The Ritz Carlton Hotel Collection, Dubai, U.A.E.
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