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Lehmann Maupin, Kukje Gallery Now Represent Sculptor Kim Yun Shin

Lehmann Maupin, Kukje Gallery Now Represent Sculptor Kim Yun Shin

Lehmann Maupin and Seoul’s Kukje Gallery will jointly represent Kim Yun Shin, an under-known Korean sculptor who is among the few women artists that historians associate with the first postwar generation in her country. This representation deal marks the artist’s first time working with a commercial gallery in her six-decade career. Kim will have her first solo shows with both galleries in March. Lehmann Maupin, which has locations in New York, Seoul, and London, will also display her work at its booth focusing on women artists in their program, including Lee Bul, Mandy El-Sayegh, and Heidi Bucher, at Frieze Los Angeles next month. Related Articles Kim was most recently the subject of a major survey at the Nam-Seoul Museum of Art in 2023. Emma Son, Lehmann Maupin’s Seoul-based senior director, said that a museum colleague had told her that the gallery should be paying attention to Kim in 2022. Son told ARTnews that she was “blown away” by the Nam-Seoul show, adding, “I said to myself, how could I not know this artist?”   In …