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THE SKETCH

Chung Seoyoung

In our next issue, the formative Seoul sculptor explains how she devises objects that redefine our relationship to spaces and to ourselves.

The fundamental elements of a sculpture are its location, size, material and form. So what happens when an artist reconsiders all of these variables at once? It turns out that tinkering with a sculpture’s essential components can lead to intriguing and often humorous results—as the works of Chung Seoyoung testify. Using distortions of scale and incorporating vernacular materials, Chung has found surprising ways, in her more than two-decades-long…

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