South Korean artist, Wookjae Maeng’s collection of porcelain and wood animal heads were inspired by his profound experiences with wildlife during his stays in North America. The theme of his work is to represent the complex, ambiguous, and uncomfortable relationship between man and animal.
“There are many living creatures on the earth,” he says. “The human is on the top of the ecological pyramid now and can manage all kinds of fellow creatures. However, the environmental situation continues to worsen, and that tension is what I wish to explore.”
"Deer are spiritual animals receiving a transmission. When the signal stops, we are left looking at static. What signals are we receiving?"
“Deer are spiritual animals receiving a transmission. When the signal stops, we are left looking at static,” Jenkins said of his 2011 creation. “What signals are we receiving?”
Both artists are represented by the Mindy Solomon Gallery | 172 NW 24th Street, Miami |786.953.6917