Day: May 30, 2020

Jae Yong Kim Creates Realistic Donut Artwork

Suffice it to say this artist’s work is nothing short of delicious: “First of all, I love donuts,” laughs Jae Yong Kim. “Being an artist was my dream—so instead of just eating them, I decided to explore using donuts as a canvas.”

wall of donuts
A wall of Kim’s donuts at Hakgojae Gallery.

Lab TheCeremony

Kim’s work has been the focus of more than a dozen solo gallery and museum exhibitions throughout the US, Asia, and the Middle East. The Korean-born artist’s most recent exhibition, Donut Fear, at Hakgojae Gallery in Seoul, South Korea—which ends this month—has seen over 15,000 masked visitors since debuting at the end of March. “The opening coincided with the time coronavirus hit Korea, so we had to decide whether or not to have the show,” recalls Kim. “Given the title of the show, we felt it was a perfect time to say, ‘let’s not be afraid’—although I

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