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Yikwon Peter Kim

Conversation in blue series, "Emmeline & Grace"

2013, Branch, paint, fishing wire, cloth pin, screw, screw cap, Sizes vary

The story of this installation is about a dialogue between a mother and a child in blue, blue being the most memorable, imaginable and emotional tone in my family history. The differences of cultural and social behavior in our society have grown as a gap in generations. The blue installation is in two parts; one side presents a mother as the old generation, and the other side presents a child as the new generation. I would like to invite the public to join me and examine where we stand and how we interact with one another in mundane human activity.

Yikwon Peter Kim - Conversation in blue series,


  1. Tony Lonzo says:
    January 6th, 2014 at 11:22 pm


  2. JIm Curl says:
    January 7th, 2014 at 12:24 pm

    Wonderful! Reminds me of the wind indicators they place on sails so that the sailor will know the angle to set them.

  3. Craig A. Ellefson says:
    January 24th, 2014 at 8:35 pm

    Very interesting, Yikwon.. I like it very much..

  4. Rachel Ondrak says:
    January 27th, 2014 at 7:56 pm

    Beautiful. I see the beautiful and miraculous God-given gift of life.

  5. Brad Thalken says:
    February 8th, 2014 at 5:05 pm

    I really enjoyed discussing your art today. It’s both thought provoking and very creative. It reminds me of life’s many paths.

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