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The Shade of Solitude:
by Jiwon Yoon
February 16th-25th, 2017

Opening reception on Thursday,
February 16th, from 6 to 8 pm



Gallery d’Arte, 548 West 28th Street, Suite 328, New York City is pleased to present a solo exhibition The Shadow of Solitude: Jiwon Yoon. This show will run from February 16th -25th, 2017 with an opening reception on Thursday, February 16th from 6 to 8 pm.

Jiwon Yoon’s paintings seem, at first sight, to bring  the paintings of American realist artist Edward Hopper to mind. Yoon’s enlivened brushstroke portrays all the scenery with natural elements such as clouds floating in the sky and the gentle ocean waves. Her landscapes, however, are not straightforwardly representational which means Yoon make people evoke nostalgia of their own through her painting. The scenes she has painted also represent the places she has made precious memories for a long time, just like the embracing her need for solitude and quiet time

One of her new paintings, Spring, 2017, which may lead audiences’ eyes to the slightly off-center woman figure, because the bright gray paint against the dark window is the point with the most contrasts. A woman figure who are opening the door also interrupts the repeated horizontal pattern by the doors and both give the audiences a curiosity whereshe is entering on the painting.


Jiwon Yoon received her MFA and BFA from Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milano. She currently lives in Korea and continues her artistic journey by creating art works.



For More Information:

Gallery d’Arte, 548 West 28th Street, Suite 328, New York, NY 10001,  or call 201.724.7077

Gallery Hours: Tues-Fri: 12-6pm, Sat: 12-3pm, Sun & Mon: Closed

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