Hunting the rabbit

 

This project is called ‘Hunting the rabbit.’ It invokes the spirit of Joseph Beuys, who – in a 1965 performance – explained pictures to a dead hare. In a self-reflexive turn I pose a fundamental question: are we looking at a rabbit, an object or a painting? And would we rather be talking to a rabbit than about it? I made several paintings which give a vivid description of the hunting scene, without the presence of rabbits.

White Night - Black Variation

 

Jisan Ahn chose to experiment with varous vibes of black instead making an aggressive announcement to use it vigorously. Works primarily done in black drive the artist to exclude a great deal of content and Ahn described the darkness of black in his work notes as follows. "Darkness makes my thoughts and feelings clearer. Once darkness makes all the complications disappear, my senses become lucid and alive at once. In the darkness of the night I find the time in which life and death coexists." The artist's black withdraws into his inner self.....

                                            

                     Seungmin Lee/Director of space bm

 

RijksakademieOPEN2014
RijksakademieOPEN2014

photo by Gert Jan van Rooij

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RijksakademieOPEN2014
RijksakademieOPEN2014

photo by Gert Jan van Rooij

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RijksakademieOPEN2014
RijksakademieOPEN2014

photo by Gert Jan van Rooij

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RijksakademieOPEN2014
RijksakademieOPEN2014

photo by Gert Jan van Rooij

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RijksakademieOPEN2014
RijksakademieOPEN2014

photo by Gert Jan van Rooij

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RijksakademieOPEN2014
RijksakademieOPEN2014

photo by Gert Jan van Rooij

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RijksakademieOPEN2014
RijksakademieOPEN2014

photo by Gert Jan van Rooij

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RijksakademieOPEN2014
RijksakademieOPEN2014

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The Hunt with a loosen rope
The Hunt with a loosen rope

2014, oil on canvas, 200 x 240 cm

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Sticking Arms
Sticking Arms

2014, oil on canvas, 50 x 60 cm, private collection in Amsterdam

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The Hunt with a streched rope
The Hunt with a streched rope

2014, oil on canvas, 200 x 280 cm

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Hunting The Rabbit
Hunting The Rabbit

2014, oil on canvas, 50 x 60 cm, private collection in Berlin

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The Hunt with 4 rabbits
The Hunt with 4 rabbits

2014, oil on canvas, 200 x 280 cm

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Flower Garden
Flower Garden

2015, oil on canvas, 41 x 53 cm, private collection in Amsterdam

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Elbow
Elbow

2014, oil on canvas, 40 x 60 cm

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Folding your hands
Folding your hands

2014, oil on canvas, 24 x 30 cm, private collection in Amsterdam

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Grabbing your wrist
Grabbing your wrist

2014, oil on canvas, 60 x 70 cm, private collection in Brussels

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Legs
Legs

2014, oil on canvas, 40 x 60 cm

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a leg & an arm
a leg & an arm

2014, oil on canvas, 60 x 80 cm

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Hands of Painters
Hands of Painters

2015, oil on canvas, 89.4 x 145.5 cm

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Commemorative Photograph
Commemorative Photograph

2015, oil on canvas, 117 x 91 cm

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I'm talking about a dead rabbit.
I'm talking about a dead rabbit.

2014, oil on canvas, 100 x 150 cm, private collection in Brussels

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Dead Rats
Dead Rats

2014, oil on canvas, 40 x 80 cm

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Unknown Mask
Unknown Mask

2015, oil on canvas, 60.5 x 91 cm

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Untitled
Untitled

2015, collage & acrylic on paper, 20 x 27 cm

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Untitled
Untitled

2015, collage & acrylic on paper, 20 x 27 cm, private collection in Seoul

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After Christmas Party
After Christmas Party

2015, oil on canvas, 89.4 x 145.5 cm

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Nest
Nest

2014, oil on canvas, 100 x 150 cm

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Feet
Feet

2014, oil on canvas, 50 x 60 cm

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Unfamiliar Comfort
Unfamiliar Comfort

2015, oil on canvas, 45.5 x 53 cm

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Two Hands
Two Hands

2014, oil on canvas, 50 x 60 cm, private collection in Amsterdam

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