Kim Joon

EscapeIntoLife-Kim-Joon-1Rocker-Guns n’ Roses, 2012, digital print, 69 x 87 cm

EscapeIntoLife-Kim-Joon-2Drunken-Royal Copenhagen, 2012, digital print, 100 x100 cm

EscapeIntoLife_Kim-Joon-3Drunken-Gone with the Wind, 2011, digital print, 120 x 210 cm

EscapeIntoLife_Kim-Joon-4Golden Hour-Maria, 2011, digital print, 70 cm x 120 cm

EscapeIntoLife_Kim-Joon-5Blue Jean Blues-Play Boy, 2012, digital print, 60 x 60 cm

EscapeIntoLife_Kim-Joon-6Blue Jean Blues-Rebel without a Cause, 2012, digital print, 120 x 210 cm

EscapeIntoLife_Kim-Joon-7Fragile-Meissen, 2010, digital print, 120 x 210 cm

EscapeIntoLife_Kim-Joon-8Blue Jean Blues – Led Zeppelin, 2012, digital print, 13.8 x 17.7 inches

EscapeIntoLife_Kim-Joon-Chateau Lafite-Rothschild, 2011, digital print, 70 x 70 cm

EscapeIntoLife_Kim-Joon-10 Blue Jean Blues-Playboy, 2012, digital print,  60 x 60 cm

About the Artist

Kim Joon (b.1966), who is based in Seoul, Korea, explores themes of desire, memory and youth using porcelain as his digital medium. He fabricates compositions out of tableware, fragments of idealized nudes, and icons of Western pop culture, including guitars, cars and guns.

Continuing his mastery of the computer software 3D Studio Max, Kim coats the white backgrounds and surfaces of objects with pop-culture imagery. He successfully juxtaposes old and new, traditional Asian motifs and new media.

Kim Joon’s Website

Kim Joon at Sundaram Tagore Gallery

Posted by Carmelita Caruana

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