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exhibits - Sungsoo Kim - Rediscovery - March 26th - May 15th, 2010

In my work with Styrofoam, I try to find something concealed in it. The explicit purpose of this material is to protect products while they are in transit. As such, this material has a vital role in the economic machine, but ultimately it becomes trash. Its only value is conferred to it by the market value of the product it protects. That value is lost as soon as the product it protects is removed. The depreciation is astronomical from a consumer-commodity standpoint, but I think there is still something valuable in it, that the packaging has value as an object itself. My work of recycling packing Styrofoam is then to seek the 'value' which is unseen in its material reality. By taking advantage of a particular type of object - packing Styrofoam - I am rediscovering the concept of 'object' that has been utilized in art since the turn of the twentieth century.

Sungsoo Kim
Rediscovery 100201
Sungsoo Kim
$3,800
Rediscovery 0702
Sungsoo Kim
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Rediscovery 100302
Sungsoo Kim
$4,600
Rediscovery 100301
Sungsoo Kim
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Item #100401
Sungsoo Kim
Rediscovery 100201
Kiln cast glass
9.5"h x 14.5"w x 4"d
$3,800

Item #100415
Sungsoo Kim
Rediscovery 0702
Kiln cast glass
15"h x 15"w x 3.5"d
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Item #100402
Sungsoo Kim
Rediscovery 100302
Kiln cast glass
13"h x 8.5"w x 3.5"d
$4,600

Item #100403
Sungsoo Kim
Rediscovery 100301
Kiln cast glass
13"h x 8.5"w x 2.5"d
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Rediscovery 100303
Sungsoo Kim
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Rediscovery 100304
Sungsoo Kim
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Rediscovery 100305
Sungsoo Kim
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Rediscovery 100306
Sungsoo Kim
SOLD
Item #100404
Sungsoo Kim
Rediscovery 100303
Kiln cast glass
25"h x 5.5"w x 4"d
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Item #100405
Sungsoo Kim
Rediscovery 100304
Kiln cast glass
12"h x 12.5"w x 5"d
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Item #100406
Sungsoo Kim
Rediscovery 100305
Kiln cast glass
12.5"h x 9.5"w x 7.5"d
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Item #100407
Sungsoo Kim
Rediscovery 100306
Kiln cast glass
12.5"h x 9.5"w x 5"d
SOLD

Rediscovery 100307
Sungsoo Kim
SOLD
Rediscovery 090101
Sungsoo Kim
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Rediscovery 090102
Sungsoo Kim
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Rediscovery 08010
Sungsoo Kim
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Item #100408
Sungsoo Kim
Rediscovery 100307
Kiln cast glass
8.5"h x 13"w x 4"d
SOLD

Item #100409
Sungsoo Kim
Rediscovery 090101
Kiln cast glass
48"h x 12"w x 4"d
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Item #100410
Sungsoo Kim
Rediscovery 090102
Kiln cast glass
33"h x 8.5"w x 8.5"d
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Item #100411
Sungsoo Kim
Rediscovery 08010
Kiln cast glass
21"h x 42"w x 3"d
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Rediscovery 08052
Sungsoo Kim
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Rediscovery 08051
Sungsoo Kim
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Rediscovery 08001
Sungsoo Kim
$12,000
 
Item #100412
Sungsoo Kim
Rediscovery 08052
Kiln cast glass
11"h x 14.5"w x 4.5"d
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Item #100413
Sungsoo Kim
Rediscovery 08051
Kiln cast glass
13.5"h x 11"w x 6"d
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Item #100414
Sungsoo Kim
Rediscovery 08001
Kiln cast glass
40"h x 100"w x 10"d
$12,000