Hakgojae Gallery cordially invites you to a solo exhibition of New
York-based artist, Byoung Ok MIN. The exhibition is
Byuoung Ok MIN's first exhibition after 14 years of her absence in Korea since
her last exhibition at 63 Gallery in 1995. The existence of simple abstract
elements and the tension between them in her artworks stimulate sensibility of
its viewers. Byoung Ok Min believes that the artist and the viewers can
communicate together through the artworks. To act in accordance with her
belief, Byoung Ok MIN has constantly communicated with the world through the
abstract painting she has created over 50 years.
Byoung Ok MIN emphasizes on the existence of each element and the tension
between them. To the artist, the tension is a creation; it can be formed when
each existence is comprised in an equal gravity beyond its space. The existence
is stimulation that comes with in the response to each other regardless of its
size or distance. This stimulation gives liveliness and vitality to the artworks.
Moreover, it reconstructs the world as seen by the artist.
In , 26 artworks are chosen from 1990 up to the
present. The artworks show the passion of Byoung Ok MIN, who does not stop
studying and working on canvas in spite of her advanced age.