Installation View

My Asian Modern Masters_Jang Suksoo, Madwoman (1955)

My Asian Modern Masters_Max Chiwai Liu, Picasso's Owl (1980)

My Asian Modern Masters_Max Chiwai Liu, A New Born Wallaby in the Mother's Pouch (1982)

My Asian Modern Masters_Max Chiwai Liu, Wedding Party (1979)

My Asian Modern Masters_Wang, Pan-Youn, Fall Thoughts (1982)

My Asian Modern Masters (2015-ongoing)

 

In this project, I have been learning how to make paintings from Asian painters. Ideally, the painters I emulate must be born before 1934, have their own command of unique technique, and above all, must not have had an art education in Western countries. The process of the project is to choose one piece from the artist’s oeuvre and copy it to learn how to paint. In this project, imagining I have become the painter while I am coping the paint is very important.

 

나만의 아시아 미술의 대가들 (2015-현재 진행 중)

 

이 프로젝트를 통해 나는 다른 아시아의 작가들로부터 어떻게 페인팅을 제작하는지 배우고 있다. 여기서 가장 이상적인 경우는, 특유의 테크닉을 가지고 있는 1934년이전생 작가의 작품을 따라 그리는 경우인데 그 중에서도 특히 그 작가가 한번도 서양에서 미술 교육을 받은 적이 없어야 한다는 점이 작가 선정의 가장 중요한 요소가 된다. 이 프로젝트는 작가의 전작 중에서 한 작품을 선정한 후 그 작품을 똑같이 그려가면서 이 작품을 작가가 어떻게 완성했는지 습득하게 되는 과정으로 진행되며, 작품을 모방하는 동안 내 자신이 그 페인팅의 작가가 되었다는 상상은 프로젝트에서 아주 중요한 부분이다.

My Asian Modern Masters_Jang Suksoo: Madwoman (1955)

2015

Oil on canvas

41x27cm

Courtesy of the artist

Photo: Kwack Gongshin ⓒYeesookyung

 

Exhibition history

When I Become You, Yeesookyung in Taipei, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan, 2015

 

My Asian Modern Masters_Max Chiwai Liu: Picasso's Owl (1980)

2015

Mixed media on cloth

52x41cm

Courtesy of the artist

Photo: Kwack Gongshin ⓒYeesookyung

 

Exhibition history

When I Become You, Yeesookyung in Taipei, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan, 2015

 

My Asian Modern Masters_Max Chiwai Liu: A New Born Wallaby in the Mother's Pouch (1982)

2015

Mixed media

36x52cm

Courtesy of the artist

Photo: Kwack Gongshin ⓒYeesookyung

 

Exhibition history

When I Become You, Yeesookyung in Taipei, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan, 2015

 

My Asian Modern Masters_Max Chiwai Liu: Wedding Party (1979)

2015

Mixed media

26x42cm

Courtesy of the artist

Photo: Kwack Gongshin ⓒYeesookyung

 

Exhibition history

When I Become You, Yeesookyung in Taipei, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan, 2015

 

My Asian Modern Masters_Wang, Pan-Youn: Fall Thoughts (1982)

2015

Oil on canvas

97x130cm

Courtesy of the artist

Photo: Kwack Gongshin ⓒYeesookyung

 

Exhibition history

When I Become You, Yeesookyung in Taipei, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan, 2015