Hakgojae Gallery and Kumho Museum of Art invites you to solo exhibition entitled by Taiho Kim, who is distinguished by restrained use of image. In this exhibition, drawings will be are shown at Hakgojae Galley while at Kumho Museum of Art, large-scale installation works will be presented.
Kim has studied drawing with keen interest and the importance of drawing is expressed through the title of show, . The term ‘Scape’ was created by erasing specific terms ‘mind’ and ‘land’ from two common words ‘mindscape’ and ‘landscape’; and by dropping ‘Drawing’ in back of ‘Scape’, it means general drawing that encompasses specific and abstract landscape.
Kim presents not only painting series with simplified chairs and trees but also drawing series Move in Right Way made by wet pine tree leaves with Chinese ink on paper moved by wind. In addition, ‘Dan(端)’ and ‘Jung(靜)’ written by Han Seokbong-a leading calligrapher in the Joseon Dynasty era—interpret oriental tradition that used to be consider letter and image are same. Taiho Kim allows a moment of meditative and spiritual respite to his audience by representing 28 works covering different layers of contents and forms.