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Park Yoon-young: Pickton Lake

Insa Art Space

by IRIS MOON

PARK YOON-YOUNG, Pickton Lake (detail), 2005, Chinese ink on folding screen. 520 x 210 cm. Photo by Iris Moon.

Heavenly maidens float across the deceptively sweet surfaces of Park Yoon-young's drawings, scroll paintings and painted folding screen. While generally known as pleasant, angelic creatures in traditional Korean folktales, the heavenly maidens (sunnyeoh) in Park's work display a darker side.

Robert William Pickton, after whom the exhibition is named, provides the context to the show in which twisted events…

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