Indexing the Nature: From Near and Far Away

6 - 23 May

Gallery Baton, from Seoul, presented Indexing the Nature: From Near and Far Away, a group exhibition featuring selected works of 12 artists including Liam Gillick, Koh San Keum, Kim Bohie, Song Burnsoo, Bae Yoon Hwan, Hoh Woo Jung, Yuichi Hikaro, Koen van der Broek, Bin Woo Hyuk, Choi Soojung, Max Frisinger, and Sejin Kim.

This exhibition can be regarded as the artists’ hymn to "nature", which is the source of all inspiration and the eternal object of ‘Mimesis’. Artists acknowledge that closely observing nature can have a great impact on their practice. Such a learning sometimes stays in the simple imitation stage but, as this exhibition demonstrates, it is sublimated into generating a meaningful visual form that evokes aesthetic feelings by being integrated with the artist's own specific idea and formative will.

Gallery Baton was part of the London Gallery Weekend, from 13th to 15th May 2022. More information about the LGW programme at No.9 Cork Street can be found here.

Gallery Baton
Bae Yoon Hwan, What does taming mean?, 2022, acrylic on canvas, 97 x 162 cm. Image courtesy of Gallery Baton.
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Choi Soojung, Portrait Landscape, 2020, acrylic, embroidery on canvas, 150 x 150 cm. Image courtesy of Gallery Baton