Late Bloomers: Love Seat, Daeun Kang, Sculpture ’23


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    Porcelain clay with glaze

    These pieces are part of the “Late Bloomers” porcelain series, which uses clay as a medium to explore tactility and visual metaphors of interrelationships. The titles of the work examples are “Dancing Magnolia,” “Love Seat,” and “Eve’s Backbone.”

    All are hand-built porcelain with a lead time of 2 weeks. After purchase, the buyer will be informed of production and shipping times for their piece. These porcelain series are unique individual objects. The colors, dimensions, and textures will vary.

    This work is available for pre-order, with anticipated availability July 2023. Buyers will be contacted to complete payment when the work is available for purchase and pick up/shipping. 

    Item is located in Bloomfield Hills, MI. Local pickup available. Domestic shipping is available for an additional $100 fee. Delivery within 20 miles available for an additional $50 fee.

    Daeun Kang (b. Seoul, Korea) is an artist who currently lives and works in Detroit, Michigan. Growing up under frequent relocation, diasporic experience has become central to Kang’s practice. She explores varying means and modes of human presence through creating a contextual narrative between matter and form; manifesting using sawdust, processed wood, and tree trunks. Her current sculptures are simultaneously deconstructive and constructive, creating overlapping positive and negative forms whose tactility recontextualizes the sculptural language and expression under Western Hegemony. Her work is born out of her interests in womanist theory and aesthetic theory.

    Daeun’s work has been exhibited in international venues, including the Czong Institute for Contemporary Art (CICA), Woolf’s Day Collective, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, and the Nevven Gallery in Gothenburg. She is a recipient of the Cranbrook Academic Scholarship and an MFA candidate in Sculpture at Cranbrook Academy of Art. In 2017, she earned her BFA degree from the Savannah College of Art and Design, where she was awarded Academic Honor Scholarships for full years. Throughout her academic career, she has won and received Gene Allcott Scholarship, Seoul Gifted Program National Merit, SCAD Academic and Achievement Scholarships, and the K2 Military Merit-Based Scholarship.

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    Dancing Magnolia, Eve's Backbone, Love Seat