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혼돈
混沌
Chaos

Artist:
Yoon Kwang-Cho (Korean, born 1946)
Date:
2007
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Stoneware with white slip and ash glaze
Dimensions:
H. 13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm); W. 26 3/8 in. (67 cm); D. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Friends of Korean Art Gifts and Parnassus Foundation/Jane and Raphael Bernstein Gift, 2011
Accession Number:
2011.89
Rights and Reproduction:
© Yoon Kwang-Cho
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 233
Inspired by the buncheong tradition of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, Yoon’s recent works tend toward the sculptural and exploit the dynamic, tactile potential of clay, glaze, and white slip. Through the drips and splashes on this piece, the artist intended to convey the moment of energetic chaos before the birth of a new life.
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