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New Stunningly Elaborate Scenes Created Without Photoshop by Jee Young Lee

http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/jee-young-lee-update Jenny Zhang Seoul-based artist Jee Young Lee devotes weeks and months to building incredibly elaborate scenes by hand for the sake of taking a single photograph—all without the use of digital manipulation. Confined to the small space of her … Continue reading

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Artist Creates Elaborate Non-Photoshopped Scenes in Her Small Studio

http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/lee-jeeyoung-stage-of-mind-room Alice Yoo Like American artist Sandy Skoglund, Jee Young Lee creates highly elaborate scenes that require an incredible amount of patience and absolutely no photo manipulation. For weeks and sometimes months, the young Korean artist works in the confines … Continue reading

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Park Seo-bo: ‘Role of Art Is To Make People Worry’

Korean artist Park Seo-bo takes off his jaunty bowler hat. A ring on his hand with a purple gemstone the size of a small chicken egg catches the light of a late winter afternoon. At 80 years old, Mr. Park … Continue reading

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Yang Haegue to represent Korea in Venice

http://www.koreaherald.co.kr/NEWKHSITE/data/html_dir/2008/12/31/200812310026.asp Installation artist Yang Haegue has been chosen to hold a solo presentation in the Korean Pavilion at the 53rd Venice Biennale in Italy next year. “Yang is one of the most significant Korean artists performing now,” said Joo Eungie, … Continue reading

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‘The point was to be part of nature’

By Mark Ellwood Published: May 10 2008 01:50 | Last updated: May 10 2008 01:50 http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/6d0193fa-1ca3-11dd-8bfc-000077b07658.html Businessman Kim Chang-il accrued a billion dollar fortune in restaurants, real estate and retail in Cheonan, Korea, then used his wealth to build one … Continue reading

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