Min Kyung Kwon

  • Paradox

    Paradox

    Paradox Series: Resurrection Year: 2017 Paradox was inspired by the Bootstrap paradox theory a theoretical paradox of time travel that occurs when an object or piece of information sent back in time becomes trapped within an infinite cause-effect loop in which the item no longer has a discernible point of origin, and is said to…

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  • Original Innocence

    Original Innocence

    Original Innocence Series: Resurrection Year: 2017 This piece is about our long-lost connection to our mind as a whole. Even though we live in a world where we often feel separate and lonely, those feelings are actually coming from our ignorant mind (Original Ignorance) that we see ourselves only as physical beings. However, by traveling…

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  • Diabolica

    Diabolica

    Diabolica Series: G.H.O.S.T. Year: 2019 Diabolica (Idolomantis diabolical, a.k.a., the devil’s flower mantis) was inspired by African mythology. A unique characteristic of the mantis is that the female kills and eats the male after he has impregnated her. In myth, Mantis personifies the concept that creation is not only birth but death as well and…

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  • Widow

    Widow

    Widow Series: G.H.O.S.T. Year: 2019 The widow was inspired by Arachne, (Greek: “Spider”) in Greek mythology, the daughter of Idmon of Colophon in Lydia, a dyer in purple. Arachne was a weaver who acquired such skill in her art that she ventured to challenge Athena, goddess of war, handicraft, and practical reason. The image of…

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  • Siren

    Siren

    Siren Series: G.H.O.S.T. Year: 2019 Siren was created based upon Greek mythology, the Sirens (Greek singular: Σειρήν Seirēn). Sirens were dangerous creatures, who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and singing voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island. Roman poets placed them on some small islands called Sirenum scopuli. The vision…

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  • Dawn

    Dawn

    Dawn Series: G.H.O.S.T. Year: 2019 Dawn was inspired and created by Greco-Roman mythology Eos(Greek) the personification of the dawn. According to the Greek poet Hesiod’s Theogony, She was the daughter of the Titan Hyperion and the Titaness Theia and sister of Helios, the sun god, and Selene, the moon goddess. Dawn is a visualization of…

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  • The Forest of Illusion

    The Forest of Illusion

    The Forest of Illusion is a dark and whimsical print that will transport you to another world. Min Kyung Kwon’s expert use of color and detail creates a strange and ethereal world sure to enchant viewers.

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