Friday, June 15, 2007

Artist: Hyunah Kim

This painting is called Tree of Life. The artist, Hyunah Kim, said she wanted to create the Garden of Eden.

I love the palette of colors. Of course, I love the swirls and curving shapes. I'm seeing lemons, instead of perhaps the evil apple, and this whole composition feels very feminine to me.

Look at it for a while and discover different parts. My eye keeps being drawn to the bottom, slightly left of center. I'm not sure why. Perhaps because that's where most of the swirls are.

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Blogger Rhian / Crowwoman said...

thank you so much for posting this Kate! I just visited her blog today since she'd popped by mine and noted she was an artist. She hasn't responded yet to my pouty demands to see her art and i was wanting to see it most deperately. Once again you are my savior.
I love this piece and not just because the topic is one of my favs. The fluidness and dancing motion makes me feel like i can feel the growth, the trembling of leaves, the passing of seasons...

4:35 PM  
Blogger Rhian / Crowwoman said...

sigh - never mind - it's a different person, similar (to my darting eyes) first name. dang it. But i still love this piece.

4:37 PM  
Blogger Kate Willoughby said...

:D I love this piece, too.

9:41 PM  

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