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Faceless Faces


South Korea-based artist KwangHo Shin paints these massive abstract faces, bringing a welcome ambiguity to the art of representation.

As curator Myung-Jin You describes, “[The] complexity of human emotions, which is hard to be defined in one word, is left as momentary traces on the empty space, after the long agony of the artist’s inner side.” Following this, “the fear of blank space is collapsed, and [Shin’s] inner side’s fear and the ecstasy . . . coincide” (Source). The finished piece is a culmination of Shin’s energy that dissolves the facades of muscle and skin to reveal the textures of internal experience.

Learn more about Shin’s work on Saatchi Art, Facebook, and Behance.

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