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The Square II

Seokmin Ko, White Flower, 2015

Seokmin Ko, White Flower, 2015, archival pigment print. Limited-edition, sizes variable.

Seokmin Ko’s White Flower is the most recent evolution in his widely acclaimed photographic series, The Square, a multi-year ongoing project of landscapes and cityscapes in which mirrors make more sense as portals to other dimensions similar to ours or radically different.

SEOKMIN KO (b. 1984, Gunsan, Korea) lives and works in Seoul, Korea. Recipient of many prestigious awards including the 2012 SongEun ArtCube Artist award, Ko represents a new wave of young contemporary artists working in South Korea. His first U.S. solo exhibition Seokmin Ko: The Square was presented in 2012 at Art Projects International, New York. Other solo exhibitions include Seokmin Ko: Strip Show, Art Projects International, New York (2014); Seokmin Ko, Shinsegae Gallery, Gwangju, Korea (2013); and Seokmin Ko: The Square, SongEun ArtCube, Seoul (2012). Recent exhibitions include Blurred Horizons, Art Projects International, NY (2018); Not Your Ordinary Art Storage, SongEun ArtStorage, Seoul (2017); Mirror Mirror, Spacemom Museum of Art, Chongju, Korea (2016), Summer Love, SongEun Art Space, Seoul (2015), and FOTOSEPTIEMBRE USA, San Antonio, TX (2014). His work is represented in major collections including the Fidelity Corporate Art Collection, Boston; Montefiore Collection, New York; and SongEun Art and Cultural Foundation, Seoul. Reviews and feature articles about Seokmin Ko have appeared in major publications including ArtnewsCNN PhotosPhoto+, and Art in Culture.