Chun Kwang Young - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale Hong Kong Thursday, March 30, 2023 | Phillips

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  • “The hanji that I am currently using are from books between fifty and a hundred years old. Each has its history and each generation of our ancestors’ joys and sorrows can be seen in the thousands of aggregated fingerprints that make my work even more mystical and precious. It’s almost as if these fingerprints are trying to have conversation with me, to explain their reasons for being there.” 
    — Chun Kwang-Young


    Interview with Chun Kwang-Young about his Aggregation series of which the present work forms part of

    Video Courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum

    • Provenance

      N Gallery, Seongnam
      Private Collection, Seoul
      Acquired from the above by present owner


Aggregation 22-AP078

signed, titled and dated 'Chun Kwang-Young [in Hanja] "AGGREGATION 22-AP078" 22 Chun Kwang Young' on the reverse
mixed media with Korean mulberry paper
117 x 96.5 cm. (46 1/8 x 37 7/8 in.)
Executed in 2022, this work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by CKY Studio.

Full Cataloguing

HK$400,000 - 600,000 

Sold for HK$508,000

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

Hong Kong Auction 31 March 2023