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[Dec. 8th, 2008|06:41 pm]
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Jin Young Yu's scultpures.
titled "A Family in Disguise". mixed media.

strange and ghostly. very up my alley.

(found from Arrested Motion's coverage of Art Basel in Miami.)




(above photo from Arrested Motion.)



more images can be found here.

and even more up-close images on her blog!
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From: leliophelia
2008-12-09 02:51 am (UTC)
Wow, very striking and haunting.
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[User Picture]From: in_spite_of_all
2008-12-09 06:36 am (UTC)
i saw these on arrested motion too and was so taken by them!
i love the ghostlyness, but even without it being clear the shapes are so beautiful...
it must have been a lot of work (if it was hand-done) to make all the moulds.
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[User Picture]From: i_seldom_do
2008-12-09 09:28 am (UTC)
i wish there were miniature ones of them so i can collect them.
im guessing these are life size.
and i cant tell if its glass?
either way, yes~ i love the simple bubbly shapes and lines.
it feeeeels so good to me~
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[User Picture]From: in_spite_of_all
2008-12-09 11:14 am (UTC)
it says it's pvc so she probably makes casts/molds and
makes them with plastic...
wow i never thought of it as lifesize but that would be so cool!
yeah there should be little figure versions so we can collect them!!
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[User Picture]From: in_spite_of_all
2008-12-09 11:19 am (UTC)
ooh i found her blog : http://blog.naver.com/u_jin0
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[User Picture]From: baibai_matane
2008-12-09 08:09 pm (UTC)
oh~ thanks for the blog link!
i see more close-up images there.
i love her concept too~
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[User Picture]From: in_spite_of_all
2008-12-09 11:06 pm (UTC)
i'm so much more impressed and obsessed after reading her blog!!

i realized that since she seems to work in the tiny little room of hers, she must make the clear plastic molds by heating (with a heatgun) sheets of pvc over the clay sculpts!!
so impressive.
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[User Picture]From: i_disappear_98
2008-12-10 12:41 am (UTC)
I didn't even consider that they were life size until you mentioned this. I think that these would terrify me being that big. But as miniatures, I would love them!
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[User Picture]From: happypea
2008-12-09 06:51 am (UTC)
Wow, how incredibly stunning and I can see how it would inspire you in regards to your own work. Makes me want to see your art in sculpture form, actually.

Beautiful.
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[User Picture]From: mewtopia
2008-12-09 07:06 am (UTC)
Mindblowing. Incredible... how does she make them?
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[User Picture]From: i_seldom_do
2008-12-09 09:28 am (UTC)
i have no idea. i cant even tell what theyre made from.
all the sites only say 'mixed medium'. not much info on the artist either.
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From: fairyfayesfinds.blogspot.com
2008-12-09 08:18 am (UTC)
A w e s o m e !!
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From: avacreat
2008-12-09 05:12 pm (UTC)
Thanks again for this amazing art discover! I saw she's from Seoul and graduate in sculpture. She made personal and group exhibition in Asia!
Audrey, you know what's gonna be your big challenge and decision for 2009..... :D organize a show with us... I am sure galleries will fight for have this event!
[genius idea]
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From: akinosuke
2008-12-09 07:48 pm (UTC)
O_O... i want to marry this person!
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[User Picture]From: makeleki
2008-12-10 12:18 am (UTC)
I want all of them!
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From: marcusslo
2008-12-11 01:02 pm (UTC)
i want a life sized one.
look into the black eyes... *chills
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From: (Anonymous)
2010-05-28 10:40 am (UTC)

Victionary project 'Dark Inspiration'

Hi there,

This is Elfi Chan, a Project coordinator from Victionary, a design book publisher and workshop based in Hong Kong. I write to seek for help about the contact of this artist.

I have been looking for the direct contact of this artist but have no luck. I have no idea how to approach her, since we have a new book coming out soon and her works are just perfect to the book. Do you know how to contact her besides contacting UNION? I have been writing to them for many times but received no reply at all. Hopefully you can help me :)

Thanks very much :)

Cheers,
Elfi (elfi@victionary.com)
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