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REVIEWS

NEW YORK

Do-Ho Suh

Lehman Maupin

by EUNHEE YANG

DO-HO SUHParatrooper-I, 2003, Mixed media, Courtesy Lehman Maupin, New York.

Whimsical, sensual and poignant, Do-Ho Suh’s sculptural installation, Paratrooper-I (2003), brings together the memory, the personal and the complex feelings and emotions that stem from the daily news of wars in Iraq and elsewhere. A figure of a soldier on a concrete podium bears 3,000 pink-red polyester threads that stretch up to an oval linen parachute attached to the gallery wall. At the end of each thread is an embroidered name or…

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