do ho suh: home within home at leeum samsung museum of art
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apr 04, 2012
do ho suh: home within home at leeum samsung museum of art

‘seoul home / seoul home’ from ‘home within home’, do ho suh, 2012
silk, metal armature
all images courtesy leeum, samsung museum of art and the artist


do ho suh: home within home
leeum samsung museum of art
, seoul, south korea
open now until june 3rd, 2012



‘home within home’ is a solo representation of do ho suh’s work showcasing the korean artist’s newest sculptural pieces.
the special exhibition gallery of leeum samsung museum of art has been decorated with suh’s thread-and-sheer-fabric-drawn
representations of his nomadic existence living in major urban centers such as seoul, new york and berlin.
in ‘home within home’, the artist investigates the idea of truly inhabiting a place, developing the concept of ‘home’ as skeletal representations
throughout the museum, actualizing this concept as both a boundary and passageway in the gallery space. each piece exists as an entirely
separate experience, influenced by the light and surrounding architecture; the orientation of the suspended works in comparison to one another
also reveals a greater complexity to the artist’s examination of ‘the home’ through this assemblage of bright floating structures.



detailed view of one of the suspended sculptures



alternate view of ‘home within home’



‘north wall’, 2005
polyester fabric, metal armature



‘wielandstr. 18, 12159 berlin, germany–3 corridors’, 2011
polyester fabric, metal armature



‘reflection’, 2005-2011
polyester fabric, metal armature



a portrait of the artist, do ho suh



‘home within home – 1/11th scale– prototype’, 2009



‘blueprint (leeum version)’, 2010-2012
polyester fabric, metal armature



‘348 west 22nd street, new york, NY 10011, USA–apt. a, corridor and staircase’, 2012

polyester fabric, metal armature



alternate perspective of the exhibition space



a detailed view of the bathroom in
‘348 west 22nd street, new york, NY 10011, USA–apt. a, corridor and staircase’



‘gate (leeum version)’, 2011-2012
olyester fabric, metal armature, video projection

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