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Jaerok Jang

Jaerok Jang was born in 1978 and graduated from the Oriental Department of Dankuk University in 2004. Then, he completed a Master of Science Oriental in Hong-Ik University and went to graduate School of Fine Arts for PhD. Jang Jaerok was  predominantly influenced creatively by the 1980s growing up. The 1980s were a turbulent period culturally, and were marked by growing global capitalism, widespread mass media, significant discrepancies in wealth, alongside a distinctive sense of music and fashion, epitomised by electronic pop music and hip hop. Artists growing up during this time were heavily influenced by this cultural culture.

Jaerok Jang uses a traditional oriental painting techniques and materials called ' Muck' to draw a solid and modern objects like a car. He majored in Oriental paintings, and he expanded the material landscape of modern life. One of his subject 'other landscape' includes nature in the city which become the things like cars, chandeliers, jewelry and words are used as a metaphor. Jaerok Jang first takes a picture of a car and he enlarge the image and output one pixel pictures using Photoshop. Then, he uses 'muck' to transfer photos into the canvas. Through this process, Jaerok Jang aggressively borrow the unit structure of the pixel in the traditional genres of Oriental. Jaerok Jang was awarded for the First Prize Art Exhibition specialties followed by section in 2006.

Another Landscape-Times Square, 122x122c

Another Place-75001 paris 01, 120X120cm, Korean ink on Fabric, 2015

Another Landscape-Times Square, 122x122cm, Korean Ink on Cotton Canvas, 2013

Another Landscape-Rolls Royce, 122x180cm
Another Landscape-Lamborghini, 122x180cm

Another Place-75001 paris 01, 120X120cm, Korean ink on Fabric, 2015

Another Landscape-Rolls Royce, 122x180cm, Korean Ink on Cotton Canvas

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