Younghee Choi Martin
Younghee Choi Martin is active/lives in New York. Younghee Martin is known for semi-abstract painting, heroic mythical figures and events.
Biography Younghee Choi Martin
The following, submitted August 2004, is from the artist:
Younghee Choi Martin was born in Seoul, Korea in 1954. She moved to Brooklyn, New York 1971, became a naturalized citizen in 1978. She lives and paints in Chelsea in New York City.
About the Artist:
Younghee Choi Martin embarked on the poetic narratives of T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land as her subject matter in 1990. She set out to create paintings with the understanding that the poem is a paradox. It is a vast statement about the disconnection from our rich past. However, reading the poem reconnects to the deep reservoir of western civilization and restores new meaning through the exploration of myths, languages, customs and tr
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