Feb 17, 2015
Feb 17, 2015

Study for "A Rock That Was Taught it Was a Bird"

Study for "A Rock That Was Taught it Was a Bird"

2009

Kim Beom 김범

(Korean, b. 1963)

Graphite

Support: Wove paper

Sheet: 18 x 24 cm (7 1/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Gift of the Artist 2010.473

Location

Did you know?

Kim Beom has described works such as the one sketched in this drawing, saying that "I want to seek alternative definitions of life by studying these objects that contain human ideals."

Description

This drawing relates to relates to Kim Beom's mixed-media installation, A Rock that was Taught it Was a Bird (2010), also part of the Cleveland Museum of Art's collection. In the study, Kim envisioned the configuration of his project, which features a ready-made sculpture made from a stone and tree bough, a table, and a video monitor. The artist often works between two- and three-dimensional media as a way to question and comment on authoritarianism.

See also
Collection: 
Drawings
Department: 
Drawings
Type of artwork: 
Drawing
Medium: 
Graphite
Credit line: 
Gift of the Artist

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