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Almine Rech

Minjung Kim
The Street, 2023
Mixed media on mulberry Hanji paper
140 x 200 cm, 55 x 78 1/2 in

© Minjung Kim - Courtesy of the Artist and Almine Rech / Photo: Studio Minjung Kim

Gallery Weekend Beijing

May 26 — June 11, 2023

Almine Rech is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Minjung Kim during Gallery Weekend Beijing 2023. This is the artist's second solo exhibition with Almine Rech, on view from May 26 until June 11, 2023.

‘Trace’ presents a curated selection of works highlighting the paper manipulation and mark-making techniques which have made Minjung Kim’s oeuvre so compelling. Classically trained in calligraphy, Kim still retains the tools essential to the art — carbon-based inks and hanji paper made of mulberry fibers. Yet having lived in Italy for more than a decade, she arrived at the creative act of burning, ultimately to develop a unique craft that retains the calligrapher’s spirit while emphasizing the artist’s gesture and highlighting the transformative, simultaneously destructive nature of creation. 

VIP & Media Days (by invitation only):
May 25, 2023 (media only) , 10 am to 6 pm.
May 26 - 28, 2023, 10 am to 6 pm. 

Public Days:
May 30 - June 11, 2023, 10 am to 6 pm (closed on Monday).

A08-303 (3rd Floor, A08 Building), 798 Art Zone, 2 Jiuxianqiao Road,
Chaoyang District, Beijing