Hyunjhin Baik in Dart International Magazine

Posted in Arario Seoul by arariogallery on November 18, 2009

Arario Gallery’s one-person show of the multi-talented Hyunjhin Baik was the most well thought out gallery exhibit I saw in Seoul. This musician/ visual artist not only espouses a strange narrative – he also challenges the gallery visitor to reconsider the exhibition experience. Using low-light florescent tubes and constructed corridor-like spaces that in one instance comes to a pointed end – Baik offers a new and more intimate and cool way to experience art. His painting style and iconography are equally diverse and multifaceted – which to me – indicates this artist lets his freak flag fly, leaving little left unexplored. For what I saw while in Seoul, Baik is Korea’s most brilliant artist.

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