UNTITLED (A LOOTER WHEELS A SHOPPING CART FULL OF DIAPERS) | Kang Seung Lee | Apr 20 – Oct 20, 2017 | press release
Baik Art presents an outdoor wall project Untitled (A looter wheels a shopping cart full of diapers) by Kang Seung Lee. The mural, depicting a washed-out figure with a shopping cart in the midst of fire and smoke during the Los Angeles uprising in 1992, was originally rendered in graphite on paper from a photojournalistic image and later enlarged and painted on the exterior wall of Baik Art facing La Cienega Blvd. in Culver City.
KANG SEUNG LEE
Kang Seung lee is a multidisciplinary artist who was born in South Korea and now lives and works in Los Angeles.
The primary focus of his work is the creation of critical/cross-cultureal/queer histories by re-imagining archival information – art/artifact collections, publications, libraries, etc. His work comes from the desire to challenge the narrow perspective of the biased mainstream knowledge and places emphasis on marginalized individual experiences and personal histories. Lee works in multiple media such as graphite and colored pencil drawings, tracing, embroidery, collecting, wall installations.