LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
Seoul Korea (Republic of)
DATE OF BIRTH
Life is endlessly repeating the process of serendipity, trace and disappearance, and art is the trace left behind in this process.
Ian Orkis's painting is the truth of painting, even more than before ; that painting lives on as painting and that corporeality lives on as corporeality.
Art is considered the freest of all human creations. This is because art is not made to be used.
However, even art is not completely free. Purpose and meaning are created along with action, and maybe this is the process of gradually losing freedom. Art is truly liberated only when it is the pure possibility that could become anything. Thus artists focus more on freedom of interpretation - integrated aesthetic meaning or possibilities of interpretation by the general public - rather than what is intended by the artist.
'Arriving at the truth of painting and corporeality through the process of serendipity, trace and disappearance.'
'White' intrinsically symbolizes 'emptiness', 'discarding', 'erasure', 'disappearance', and 'result of circulation'.
Generally, a drawing or painting is 'drawn/ painted to completion', but my work circulate back to the concept of repetition, created by 'erasing what was drawn/painted' again ad again.
Also, the act of drawing/painting and erasure collide, disappearing each other and existing ofr each other, and the presence of two opposites existing as equals is in line with the laws of nature.
What has disappeared is already within humans and the disappeared will be transferred to the general public, each taking its own shape and form. This is because the most important element extracted only by going through disappearance, and its power of reality is genuine.
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