Desert of Winds

Kim, Yun Soo2005/2006

Korean Art Museum Association

Korean Art Museum Association
Seoul, South Korea

These Vinyl sculptures reveals as like a drawing, it has a point of view in the space. This work has been taken a picture after displayed in a space.


  • Title: Desert of Winds
  • Creator: Kim, Yun Soo
  • Creator Lifespan: 1975
  • Creator Nationality: Korean
  • Creator Birth Place: Seoul, Korea
  • Date Created: 2005/2006
  • Physical Dimensions: w2000 x h1240 mm
  • Type: Photography
  • Medium: C-type print
  • Critic's Note: Yunsoo Kim uses the motifs of yearning for the infinite world (space) beyond reality, and questions the boundary of visual space. By contributing an enormous amount of intensive labor into her self-reflective pracitce, it hazes the definitive properties of matter, language, and body action in her work. She repeatedly winds and piles cardboard and vinyl sheets with usual objects to create a foot shape. Through these processes, the forms disappear and transform. It may begin to resemble a massive mountain or waves that spread in all directions. Whatever the final form takes, the work is a result of her repeated act. These simple shapes and her act of creating are minimal expressions, but they are lyrical and poetic. Yun Soo Kim’s works are similar to the metamorphosises in the desert, where the shapes are always renewed by wind. She depicts a once-only beauty with the infinite landscape created in the horizon, winding the cardboard and overlapping the vinyl cuts. The viewer can feel her mediation and perspective in the transcendental and surrealistic landscapes.
  • Artist's Education: Chungang University. Seoul, Korea. M.F.A., Sculpture

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