Related Objects
Current Location:
Allendale Campus -> The Commons
Location Notes:
COM; 1st fl., Ceiling Box of blueprints is located at IDC; Open Shelving; Section W; Shelf W1

Function or Submarine

Artwork
Identifier:
2008.379.1
Artist:
Hoon Lee
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Bamboo
Date:
2008
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 144 in Width: 40 in Depth: 40 in
Description:
Large-scale, suspended wooden sculpture. Skeleton of submarine.
Historical Context:
Hoon Lee earned his undergraduate degrees in his home nation of South Korea and traveled to complete his master's degree at Alfred University's School of Ceramics in upstate New York. Lee's artistic production involves a variety of materials and techniques, ranging from traditional Korean ceramic and glaze production, slip cast ceramic multiples, and video documented performances that utilize unexpected materials like milk and cake frosting. Lee is currently the head of the Grand Valley State University ceramics department, playing a vital role in facilitating traditional technical skills and avant-garde conceptual practices.

Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Term:
bamboo work
Library of Congress Subjects:
Art, Korean