You’re going, too. I’m going

You’re going, too. I’m going

Kim Seung Soo 2017, Acrylic on canvas

45.9 W x 31.6 H x 0.1 in


People disregard (or face away from) inconvenient truths and instead decorate themselves heartfeltly with their desires. It’s like being weak and being weeded out by going against the trend to impose our own moral purity as we navigate the age of materialism. My works begin from this dichotomous way of thinking. Even though the themes of my works are mainly critical and cynical stories, to express the basic human instinct and the frothy mentality to have fancy lives, I choose the materials in showy colors such as flowers, butterflies, and jewels to show the ironical feeling.


Kim Seung Soo

b. 1983

Republic of Korea
BFA in painting, College of Fine Arts, Chung-Ang University 2010

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1. Solo shows
2020 <You are a flower>, Gallery bridge, Seoul
2019 <A Brillint Life>, Gallery KNOT, Seoul
2018 <Sweet and Sou>, Gallery Palais de Seoul, Seoul
2017 <A funny story>, Gallery Il Ho, Seoul

2. Group shows
2020 <Youth age>, Gallery Il Ho, Seoul
2018 <3 p.m>, Gallery Il Ho, Seoul
2017 <Independent 2017>, Gallery 8.15, Seoul
2017 <ANIMAL Its symbol & meaning>, East West Museum, Seoul
2017 <Inner Senses>, Gallery Il Ho, Seoul

3. Fair Booth
2019 <Asia Contemporary Art Show >, Conrad Pacific Place 88 Queensway Hong Kong
2017 <AFFORDABLE ART FAIR Hong Kong> , Hong Kong Convention Centre
2016 <AFFORDABLE ART FAIR Seoul> , DDP, Seoul