Zenith

Thirst for beauty grows as desperation builds in life. Even when in tears because of hopelessness from hardship and unreasonableness, I glorify life while glimpsing at the fully bloomed cherry blossoms of today. Everyone encounters splendor in life at least once. As delicate floor petals shower the world like snowflakes by the gust of wind, the thirst to be beautiful once again in this limited life rises to desperation. To capture this moment, I applied mother-of-pearls with all their radiance to the blossoming floor petals. It glows brightly in the reflection of light.

삶이 절실할수록 아름답고자 하는 갈망은 커진다. 나는 흐드러지게 피어있는 벚꽃을 바라보며 그 순간 삶이 찬란하다고 느낀다. 바람이 불며 여린 꽃잎들이 눈꽃처럼 휘날릴 때, 유한한 삶 속에서 또 한 번 아름답고자 하는 갈망이 절실해진다. 마찬가지로 누구에게나 생의 한가운데서 만나게 되는 찬란한 순간이 있으리라. 풍성한 꽃잎에 오색찬란한 자개를 입혔다. 잘게 쪼개진 그 순간들이 빛을 받아 영롱하게 반짝인다. 우리의 삶이 슬프고 비극 투성이지만 찬란한 한 순간을 보기 위해 살아 가는 것이 아닐까. 짧고 허망하지만 그래서 더욱 아름답다.

Zenith Radiant Center of Life(545.4 X 227.3cm)(181.8x227cm 3piece) oil on canvas, mother of pearl 2015

Zenith Radiant Center of Life (682x182cm 3piece) acrylic on canvas, mother of pearl 2017

Zenith (390x162cm) acrylic on canvas, mother of pearl 2017

Zenith Radiant Center of Life (390x162cm) acrylic on canvas, mother of pearl 2017

Zenith (181.3x227.3) acrylic on canvas, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf 2020

Zenith (230cm X 130cm) lacquer painted on woodboard, mother of pearl 2017

Zenith (362.6 cm x 227.3 cm) acrylic on canvas, mother of pearl 2020

Zenith - apricot flower (120cm x 60cm) Lacquer painted on woodboard, mother of pearl 2017

Zenith - cherry blossoms (180cm x 120cm)(60x120cm 3piece), Lacquer painted on woodboard, mother of pearl 2017

Zenith- Center of Radiant Life (360cm X 120cm) lacquer painted on woodboard, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf 2017

Zenith - Center of Radiant Life (545.4 x 227.3cm) acrylic on canvas, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf 2020

Zenith - Center of Radiant Life ( 363.6 X 227.3cm) acrylic on canvas, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf 2020

Zenith - Center of Radiant Life ( 363.6 X 227.3cm) acrylic on canvas, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf 2020

Zenith (123cm x60cm)Lacquer painted on woodboard, Linen,  mother of pearl 2018

Zenith (123cm x60cm)Lacquer painted on woodboard, Linen,  mother of pearl 2018

Zenith (181x227cm)acrylic on canvas, mother of pearl, gold leaf 2017

Zenith(162.2X130.3cm)acrylic on canvas, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf 2018

Zenith  (120cm X 120cm)lacquer painted on woodboard, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf,pure silver leaf  2017

Zenith (97 x 162cm) acrylic on canvas, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf 2019

Zenith  (120cm X 120cm) lacquer painted on woodboard, mother of pearl, pure silver leaf 2017

Zenith (120cm X 120cm) lacquer painted on woodboard, mother of pearl, pure silver leaf 2018

Zenith (97 x 162cm) acrylic on canvas, mother of pearl, pure silver leaf 2019

Zenith  (120cm X 120cm) lacquer painted on woodboard, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf 2017

Zenith (120cm X 120cm) lacquer painted on woodboard, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf 2018

Zenith (53x45) lacquer painted on canvas,mother of pearl, pure silver leaf 2020

Zenith (53x45) lacquer painted on canvas, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf 2020

Zenith (53x45)lacquer painted on canvas, mother of pearl, pure silver leaf 2020

Zenith (53x45) lacquer painted on canvas, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf 2020

Zenith (53x45) lacquer painted on canvas, mother of pearl, pure silver leaf 2020

Zenith (53x45) lacquer painted on canvas, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf 2020

Zenith (53x45) lacquer painted on canvas, mother of pearl, pure silver leaf 2020

Zenith (53x45) lacquer painted on canvas, mother of pearl, pure silver leaf, pure gold leaf 2020

Zenith (53x45) lacquer painted on canvas, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf 2020

Zenith (53x45) lacquer painted on canvas, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf 2020

Zenith (53x45) lacquer painted on canvas, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf 2020

Zenith (53x45) lacquer painted on canvas, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf 2020

Zenith (53x45) lacquer painted on canvas, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf 2020

Zenith (53x45.5) pure silver leaf on canvas, Japanese dye, mother of pearl 2020

Zenith (55.3x55.3) pure silver leaf on canvas, mother of pearl, acrylic 2021

Zenith (55.3x55.3)  pure gold leaf on canvas, Japanese dye, mother of pearl 2020

Zenith (55.3x55.3)  pure gold leaf on canvas, Japanese dye, mother of pearl 2020

Zenith (45.3x45.3)  pure gold leaf on canvas, Japanese dye, mother of pearl 2020

Zenith (55.3x55.3) pure gold leaf on canvas, Japanese dye, mother of pearl 2020

Zenith (45.3x45.3) pure gold leaf on canvas, Japanese dye, mother of pearl 2020

Zenith (55x55cm) pure gold leaf on canvas, mother of pearl, acrylic 2021

Zenith (55x55cm) pure gold leaf on canvas, mother of pearl, acrylic 2021

Zenith (55x55cm) Pure gold leaf on canvas, mother of pearl, acrylic 2021

Zenith (55x55cm) Pure gold leaf on canvas, mother of pearl, acrylic 2021

Zenith (55x55cm) Pure gold leaf on canvas, mother of pearl, acrylic 2021

Zenith (45.5x53cm) pure gold leaf on canvas, mother of pearl, acrylic 2021

Zenith (55.3x55.3) pure silver leaf on canvas, mother of pearl, acrylic 2021

Zenith (45.5x53cm) pure silver leaf on canvas, mother of pearl, acrylic 2021

Zenith (55x55cm) Pure silver leaf on canvas, mother of pearl, acrylic 2021

Zenith (53x.35.5) Japanese dye on canvas, mother of pearl, pure gold leaf 2021

Zenith (53x.35.5) Japanese dye on canvas, mother of pearl,  pure gold leaf 2021

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