uni-form/s: self portait/s: my 39 years’, 2006 installation at art basel image courtesy gallery lehmann maupin, new york

was born in seoul, korea in 1962. after studying oriental painting at the seoul national university, and fulfilling his term of mandatory service in the south korean military, do ho suh moved to the united states. there he received a BFA in painting from rhode island school of design and an MFA in sculpture from yale university. do ho suh’s sculptures are architectural environments, beautifully and meticulously crafted. whether addressing the dynamic of personal space versus public space, or exploring the fine line between strength in numbers and homogeneity, he constructs site-specific installations that question the boundaries of identity. do ho suh represented korea at the 49th venice biennale in 2001. he has participated in group exhibitions at the baltimore museum of art, the museum of modern art, the guggenheim museum in new york, and the museum of contemporary art in los angeles, among others. major exhibitions of suh’s work were held at the whitney museum of american art in new york in 2001, the seattle art museum and the seattle asian art museum in 2002, the serpentine gallery in london in 2002, the kemper museum of contemporary art in kansas city in 2002 -03, the artsonje center in seoul in 2003, the sackler gallery in washington in 2004 and the hermes gallery in tokyo in 2005. do ho suh lives and works in new york city.

more info on the artist gallery lehmann maupin, new york. the gallery represents do-ho suh and has shown his work in 2000, 2003, 2004 and 2007.