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Though from afar this work may appear to be the dark surface of a shallow pond surrounded by a wooden deck, it is in fact a sheet of glass panels designed for exhibition. Viewers can walk along the deck to eye their own reflections and look at canvases on the other side of the “pond,” each painted with a simple, single color. The pale greens and pinks are reminiscent of forests or mountains in the distance, drawing comparisons to a minimalist version of a landscape.

The installation is just one part of “Scape Drawing,” a solo show by artist Kim Taiho. The 59-year-old artist told reporters in a press preview last week, “The canvases carry trees, houses and winds in them. They have been painted repeatedly in many layers.”

Taiho drew inspiration from the Buddhist saying, “The landscape of emptiness is the most beautiful landscape,” according to Kumho Museum, where the solo show is presented until June 3.

For more details, visit www.kumhomuseum.com or call (02) 720-5114.

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