Yoon Ji Seon's exhibition was on air by the Brazilian based TV show Manhattan Connection
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Grotesque, Sewn Self-Portraits Pervert Norms of Female Beauty
Yoon Ji Seon, “Rag face #14001” (2014) (front), from the series ‘Rag face,’ sewing on fabric and photograph (all images © Yoon Ji Seon, courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York) Gargoyle faces and witch-like masks adorn the walls of Yoon Ji Seon’s first US solo exhibition, Rag Face, at the Yossi Milo Gallery, New York. Contorted, maimed, and muffled, these bodiless heads beckon as much as they repulse. On closer inspection, it’s apparent that most of these faces, making up the R
RAG FACE AT YOSSI MILO GALLERY
RAG FACE AT YOSSI MILO GALLERY © Yoon Ji Seon, Rag face #37 and Rag face #38, 2012 / Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York Yossi Milo Gallery presented Rag Face, an exhibition of sewn photographs by Korean artist Yoon Ji Seon. The exhibition opened Friday, October 23 and will be on view through Saturday, December 5, 2015. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition in the United States. Image above: © Monika Piatkiewicz Featured in Yoon’s inaugural exhibition at the Gallery wi
About the cover - Yoon Ji Seon: Rag face
Photography is as leveling as a baseball bat in a room full of fine china. A globalized technology almost from birth, wherever it appeared it rearranged the cultural furniture, flattening native traditions of representation and following the same trajectory of development : from early experiments to pictorialist atmosphere to sharp-edged modernism and, as transmission expanded, to a transactional currency driven by social media. Yet local influences interrupt the diffusion