Mari Kim: Immortal Beloved, at Pontone Gallery

Mari Kim returns to London in a joint exhibition with Cha Jongrye.

Mari Kim: Immortal Beloved

Pontone Gallery | 43 Cadogan Gardens | London SW3 2TB | pontonegallery.art
12 July – 4 August 2019
Monday – Saturday 10-6pm | Sunday by appointment

Mari Kim: F. Champenois Imprimeur-Editeur
Mari Kim: F. Champenois Imprimeur-Editeur (Homage to Alphonse Mucha), 2018. Oil and acrylic on ultrachrome ink printed paper, 130 x 93.5 cm

South Korean artist Mari Kim returns to Pontone Gallery with a new series of her distinctive ‘Eyedoll’ works.

Her images derive from a rich mixture of Western and Eastern cultural references. After training as an animator in Australia, Kim moved back to Korea to embark on a career as a successful video director. This is where she developed her signature ‘Eyedoll’ characters. These remarkable figures became the protagonists of her evolving painting projects.

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