MARC STRAUS

Gallery

May 10, 2018 Back To News

Jong Oh Installation at DeCordova Museum


Sculpting with Air: Ian McMahon and Jong Oh
On View Apr 20, 2018 – Sep 30, 2018
Linde Gallery, Foster Galleries, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

Sculpting with Air: two contemporary sculptors will create very different site-specific artworks at deCordova by shaping the intangible element of air. Jong Oh fashions almost imperceptible structures with string, wire, and Plexiglas, focusing on transparency, lightness, and expansiveness. Ian McMahon creates voluminous, pillow-like forms using an innovative technique of sprayed plaster. Despite the enormous contrasts, the two sculptors’ work is complementary. Both reshape space by exploring tension, balance, and force. They challenge our perceptions of gravity and perspective by creating forms that expand into the galleries.

Here are the installation photos from Jong Oh’s two-person exhibition “Sculpting With Air” at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum.

Read More Artist Page

Artist Related News
Jong Oh at Doosan Art Center
Jong Oh has a new solo exhibition at Doosan Art Center in Seoul entitled, A Pause on the Arc, on view from November 10 through December 18, 2021. In A Pause on the Arc, Oh’s oblique language of expression creates opportunities not only for the viewed object to be reconceptualized, but also for the “I” (the… Read More...
Jong Oh Has Solo Show at Doosan Gallery New York
Jong Oh was selected to be part of the DOOSAN Residency New York program through an open call in 2020 and is currently presenting new works created during his current residency. Jong Oh’s solo exhibition, Wind Rose, from March 4 to April 3, 2021. He has been actively working based in New York and Seoul… Read More...
Jong Oh Nominated For SongEun Art Award
Jong Oh has been dominated for the SongEun Art Award. The SongEun ArtAward was established in 2001 to support and award Korean contemporary artists. Through several jury phases and committees, the selection of some 30 artists is made from a pool of over 500 applicants. As part of this prize the SongEun Art Space and… Read More...
Hermann Nitsch and Jong Oh Events in Singapore
Like many other galleries, we were affected by the sudden cancellation of the 2019 Art Stage fair in Singapore. The local community came forward to support and quickly we found hosts for our shows. JONG OH: LIGHT AND ROCK January 23—27, 2019 Opening Reception: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019, 4pm Blk 22 Lock Road 01-35 Gillman… Read More...
Click image to zoom