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Bahc Yiso & Jewyo Rhii

BAHC YISO, Venice Biennale, 2003, wood, basins, water, tiles, pebbles, concrete, 161 x 290 x 230 cm. Courtesy the Korea Culture and Arts Foundation. 

“Weak” has a prominent presence in Jewyo Rhii’s lexicon. Not only are constructions by this Seoul-based artist often physically and structurally weak, but they are also intended to offer advice and comfort to her and, at times, others. In 1998 and 1999, when Rhii was just beginning to gain recognition as an artist, she was making modest sculptures in various forms out of cheap materials…

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