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Ju Yun: Celestial Carnival

Tuesday, Nov. 07 at 10 a.m.

Hylton Performing Arts Center, Buchanan Partners Art Gallery at George Mason University.

 Gallery hrs: Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 6pm

November 7– January 6, 2023

Celestial Carnival features Korean-American artist Ju Yun's vibrant and often otherworldly paintings which take their inspiration from mass culture in all its forms.  Her paintings intertwine elements of pure abstraction and recognizable motifs drawn from traditional Korean art and global pop culture, and often incorporate non-traditional materials, cut-up and collaged arrangements, found objects, and ready-made consumer items.

Through her voracious formal vocabulary and playful sense of humor, Ju Yun’s paintings present a concentrated and kaleidoscopic vision that celebrates hybrid identities and cross-cultural connections. Their exuberant surfaces are evocative and philosophically informed explorations of liminal terrain full of chimerical creatures, uncanny patterns and disembodied eyes. In these myth-like tableaux, time and space collapse upon each other and the known world is reformed as a new world is awakened.

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Mercersburg Academy
Visiting Artist Exhibit- Ju Yun

Join us in celebrating the artwork of Ju Yun in her exhibit of "Evolution of Identity". Artwork will be displayed in the Cofrin Gallery from September 27 - November 27 with the reception on Monday, October 30 from 6:30-8p.m.

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Susquehanna Art Museum


April 20 - June 25, 2023


Lobby Gallery

Korean American artist Ju Yun exists between two worlds, a reality shared by many who leave one country to settle in another. Her vibrant mixed media pieces take inspiration from the popular culture found in both Korea and the United States.

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