Thursday, March 17, 2011

Haunch of Venison

Ghost Series (2010)

Meekyoung Shin
TRANSLATION

The Haunch of Venison Gallery in London is one of the places that I looked forward to visiting, even the name is intriguing. The Gallery is fittingly located among some of the most prominent Galleries and inside a royal looking building next to the the Royal Academy of Arts, but after what I understand this is a temporary location while they are renovating their "Haunch of Venison Yard".

Meekyoung Shin's work is not what you immediately think it is. But, isn't that how it is about most things? You will need to learn, see and feel to know what you have been presented. Most things and people (hopefully) are more interesting the more you learn about it/them.

Ghost Series (2010)

Ghost Series, 2010

The Korean Artist Meekong Shin is playing a trick on your immediate appreciation of her work. She creates traditional Chinese Porcelain and Western Sculptures out of SOAP.


Golden Buddha (2010)

 Toilet Buddha Series (2010)


Venus (1998)

Crouching Aphrodite (2002)

Crushed Gilded Bronze Vase (2009)

By the new Interpretation of old work with the use of  the delicate material soap, Meekyoung Shin leaves you feeling slightly relieved from the seriousness of past dogma

The other exhibits at the Haunch of Venison right now are Paintings by Susanne Kuhn and Uwe Wittwer.

Have a fabulous day!
With Love
Kristin



15 comments:

  1. Soap? That is really creative and they all look amazing. I also adore the Ghost Series. Wish you a sunny day, sweetie. Its raining here today:)
    Kisses

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  2. Soap? That's crazy. Crazy cool!

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  3. I love hose those vases are grouped by color, that would be such a fun exhibit!

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  4. I love the golden Buddha. Although I could never use it to wash.

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  5. All made of soap?
    What could be more creative than this?
    Hugs
    Tereza

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  6. love crouching aphrodite...gives me an idea actually.

    i get the sense you're enjoying blogguerotypes more since your departure from NYC.

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  7. That Golden Buddha is amazing. It just pops out. :)SarahD

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  8. wow such a wonder collection especially blue colors ... I love !
    Thanks Kristin and I wish you a happy day!

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  9. I love the buddha!
    Wish you a wonderful weekend,
    Hugs,
    Yvonne

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  10. The golden Buddha is incredible!

    Leia

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  11. amazing exhibit! have a nice weekend!

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  12. Soap?! That's incredible. Gorgeous pieces. ♥

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  13. Thank you all. My favorites are actually the Ghost series pretty stunning when you walk into the room and it is filled with soap pottery divided by color.

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