About the Artist
Youngjoo Kim intentionally uses canvas, pigment, and form to explore the limits of painting and materiality. In introducing materials as agents in her practice, Kim fosters a critical conversation between completed object and creation, and the efficacy of the unseen process in a work. Kim discovers shape though a playful dance between color, texture and lines. Soft, sweeping panels of painted linen crescent into sharp corners and keyholes where unbleached linen and wall peek through. A precarious balance is quietly struck as her organic shapes are pulled taught over a stretcher and brought together into a final work.