do ho suh finalizes fabric new york apartment series in color do ho suh finalizes fabric new york apartment series in color
oct 05, 2014

do ho suh finalizes fabric new york apartment series in color

do ho suh finalizes fabric new york apartment series in color
‘apartment A, unit 2, corridor and staircase, 348 west 22nd street, new york, NY 10011, USA’ (detail), 2011–2014
polyester fabric and stainless steel tubes
apartment A — 271 2/3 x 169 3/10 x 96 7/16 inches; unit 2– 422 7/16 x 228 1/3 x 96 1/16 inches; corridor and staircase — 488 3/16 x 66 1/8 x 96 7/16 inches
installation view, the contemporary austin – jones center, austin, 2014
all images courtesy the artist and lehmann maupin, new york and hong kong / all photographs by brian fitzsimmons

 

 

 

for the contemporary austin, south korean artist do ho suh renders a multipart installation, extending his devotion to such themes of global identity, public versus private space, memory, and displacement. a combination of existing work with newly commissioned aspects infill the museum’s jones center and laguna gloria, comprising architectural structures, documentary films, drawings and related models.

do ho suh finishes transparent new york apartment in color
installation view, do ho suh at the contemporary austin — jones center, austin, 2014

 

 

 

at the exhibit’s centerpiece — presented from now until january 11th, 2015 — is a collection of rooms and passageways from suh’s 348 west 22nd street apartment complex in new york city. the final unit has been created and shown for the first time on the occasion of the exhibition in texas, representing closure for the series he began in 2011.

do ho suh finishes transparent new york apartment in color
‘apartment A, unit 2, corridor and staircase, 348 west 22nd street, new york, NY 10011, USA’ (detail)

do ho suh finishes transparent new york apartment in color
‘apartment A, unit 2, corridor and staircase, 348 west 22nd street, new york, NY 10011, USA’ (detail)

do ho suh finishes transparent new york apartment in color
‘apartment A, unit 2, corridor and staircase, 348 west 22nd street, new york, NY 10011, USA’ (detail)

do ho suh finishes transparent new york apartment in color
‘apartment A, unit 2, corridor and staircase, 348 west 22nd street, new york, NY 10011, USA’ (detail)

do ho suh finishes transparent new york apartment in color
‘apartment A, unit 2, corridor and staircase, 348 west 22nd street, new york, NY 10011, USA’ (detail)

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