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LOS ANGELES

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Young-il Ahn

Unexpected Light

YOUNG-IL AHNWater Music (detail), 2007, Oil on canvas, 203.2 x 228.6 cm. Photo by Michael Underwood.

Courtesy the artist and Susan Baik/Baik Art, Los Angeles. 

Korean-American painter Young-il Ahn has spent 34 years of his artistic career chasing a memory, attempting to capture it on canvas. In 1983, amid an extended malaise related to legalities that prevented him from selling his work, the artist sought solace in the fresh air and open sea aboard a small fishing…

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