do ho suh presents specimen series at lehmann maupin
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oct 18, 2013
do ho suh presents specimen series at lehmann maupin


do ho suh presents specimen series at lehmann maupin
do ho suh specimen series: 348 west 22nd street, apt. new york, NY 10011, USA
toilet, 2013
polyester fabric, 32.8 x 21.3 x 28.1 inches 83.3 x 54.1 x 71.4 cm
image © do ho suh courtesy the artist and lehmann maupin, new york and hong kong
photo by taegsu jeon

 

 

 

do ho suh
lehmann maupin, hong kong
november 14th, 2013 – january 25th, 2014

 

 

korean artist do ho suh presents his first solo exhibition at lehmann maupin gallery in hong kong, a site-specific installation of sculptural artworks. the collection is a continuation of his new york specimen series, which designboom previously covered here, and consists of six life-size replicas of various household appliances from his personal apartment on west 22nd street in manhattan. a bathtub, toilet, medicine cabinet, radiator, kitchen stove and refrigerator are all structurally rendered in full-scale, using the artist’s signature polyester material. the near-translucent fabrications reveal each item’s inner workings, exposing the technical, semi-architectural framework of their build. the almost weightless wire structures are an extension of his study of themes surrounding cultural displacement, the establishment of relationships within new environments, and memories as both physical and metaphorical manifestations.

 

a new work from do ho suh’s ongoing specimen series will be featured in the lehmann maupin booth at art basel miami beach 2013 from december 4th, 2013 – december 8th, 2013.
do ho suh specimen series: 348 west 22nd street, apt. new york, NY 10011, USA
bathtub, 2013
polyester fabric, 13.4 x 59.1 x 30.1 inches 34 x 150.1 x 76.5 cm
image © do ho suh courtesy the artist and lehmann maupin, new york and hong kong
photo by taegsu jeon

 

 


do ho suh specimen series: 348 west 22nd street, apt. new york, NY 10011, USA
stove, 2013
polyester fabric, 41.8 x 20.5 x 25.7 inches 106.2 x 52.1 x 65.3 cm
image © do ho suh courtesy the artist and lehmann maupin, new york and hong kong
photo by taegsu jeon

 

 


do ho suh specimen series: 348 west 22nd street, apt. new york, NY 10011, USA
refrigerator, 2013
polyester fabric, 65.7 x 28.6 x 29.1 inches 166.9 x 72.6 x 73.9 cm
image © do ho suh courtesy the artist and lehmann maupin, new york and hong kong
photo by taegsu jeon

 

 


do ho suh specimen series: 348 west 22nd street, apt. new york, NY 10011, USA
medicine cabinet, 2013
polyester fabric, 43.4 x 42 x 9.5 inches 110.2 x 106.7 x 24.1 cm
image © do ho suh courtesy the artist and lehmann maupin, new york and hong kong
photo by taegsu jeon

 

 


do ho suh specimen series: 348 west 22nd street, apt. new york, NY 10011, USA
radiator, 2013
polyester fabric, 36.8 x 29.4 x 7.2 inches 93.5 x 74.7 x 18.3 cm
image © do ho suh courtesy the artist and lehmann maupin, new york and hong kong
photo by taegsu jeon

 

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