Private Collection, Korea (acquired directly from the artist) Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo Blum & Poe, Los Angeles Acquired from the above by the present owner
Because each mark and brushstroke, which creates its own space-time, has a strong presence, I cannot be permitted to paint over, to touch it up. Each moment of time occurs only once, but because everything is a continuation of single moments, it is necessary for them to repeat and resonate with each other.
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