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Beyond the Image 013-01

Byung-Hoon Choi (Korean, born 1952)
Stainless steel, stone, white marble
Vanity: 70 1/2 × 28 × 19 5/16 in. (179.1 × 71.1 × 49.1 cm) Stool: 19 × 19 × 19 5/16 in. (48.3 × 48.3 × 49.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Byung-Hoon Choi, Friedman Benda and Mr. Yangsoo Kim, 2013
Accession Number:
Rights and Reproduction:
© Byung Hoon Choi
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (Vanity, back of mirror): 2013, Choi, Byung Hoon; (Stool, under seat): Choi, Byung Hoon, 2013
the artist, Friedman Benda, and Mr. Yangsoo Kim (their gift to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Metropolitan Vanities: The History of the Dressing Table," December 17, 2013–April 13, 2014, no. 61 (MMA Bulletin, Fall 2013).

Jane Adlin. "Vanities: Art of the Dressing Table." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 71 (Fall 2013), p. 47, no. 61, ill. (color).

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