Born in 1985, South Korea, artist Yoon Hyung-Taek, now based in Seoul, depicts the intimacy encased in everyday moments through his flat color, facile portraits. Drawing his inspiration from fragmented memories, as well the human experience of closeness, his practice gives the viewer a radiating sense of warmth and comfort. Through the subtitles and stillness displayed within his works Hyung-Taek boasts his modest yet intricate style.
Yoon Hyung-Taek, an artist born in South Korea in 1985 and now based in Seoul, captures the intimate moments of everyday life in his flat, skilled portraits. He draws inspiration from fragmented memories and the human experience of closeness, creating a sense of warmth and comfort for the viewer. His subtle yet detailed style is evident in the subtitles and stillness present in his works.
“We sit next to each other without any purpose,” Hyun-Taek explains, “and look at the moment when we are together as if our time overlaps”
“‘Fondness’ captures the essence of comfortability and the subtle joy we feel in the seemingly ordinary moments of everyday life.”