MA LIUMING (Chinese, b. 1969). Fen-Ma Liuming (self portrait), 1993 Artist is male but plays up feminine features b/c of how sons are perceived in this culture. Blends male & female into one body, critique of value of sex of child in culture.
Myung Keun Koh unique and amazing photo-sculptures blur the lines between art, architecture and design. His work invites the viewer to experience space formed by a series of transparent planes where images have been imprinted.
Seo-Bo Park, No. 050319, 1995 Seo-Bo Park constructs paintings on Mulberry paper. The color is a combination of traditional Korean ink w/ acrylic paint. While paper is still wet he takes a bamboo stick and en sizes cuts into paper creating ridges, evenly spaced. The layer of blue is the strip that was cut away from red layer. The concept of repeated pattern, color, and empty space is part of the traditional Korean aesthetic philosophy ( balance b/c of empty space & filled space).