Month: September 2006



The Business of Art: A Conversation with Kyung Jeon

Like the technicolor allure of poisonous frogs or the dazzling yet deadly pufferfish, Kyung Jeon’s paintings act as decoys — her soft, pastel colors; fields of flowers; and flitting fairy-children initially cloud the sinister grotesquerie of her perspectiveless panoramas. Jeon’s disfigured figures are antagonized and accosted in ways that allude to Hieronymus Bosch’s depictions of…