For the final post in The Art of Writing about Art series we turn to the newest work to enter the Escalette Collection: Soo Kim’s hand-cut paper That was because this year will of course go on (2014). Like Mary Corse’s Untitled, with which we began, Kim’s relief sculpture in paper is a study in
Artist, writer, and curator Soo Kim’s work That was because this year will of course go on is the newest addition to Chapman University’s Escalette Collection of Art. Dedicated to the memory of Ross and Phyllis Escalette, her piece is an intricately designed piece of hand-cut paper that conveys themes of presence and absence, levity and gravity.
This past Sunday, friends and visitors gathered to celebrate the closing reception of the Paths and Edges exhibition at the Guggenheim Gallery, which marks the fifth anniversary of the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art. Several of the exhibit’s featured artists were in attendance, including Soo Kim, whose artwork That was because this year will of course go on is the