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Barbed Wire Series II
Barbed Wire SeriesArtist: Kakyoung Lee (June 22, 1975 – ) Primary
Artist: Alex Kirillov (1982 – 2021) Printer
Artist: Brandywine Workshop and Archive Publisher
The memory of walking along the barbed wire fence in my old hometown and playing cat’s cradle with my sister against the wall connects to the political tension on military borders.
Despite the growing threats between the United States and North Korea, the repetitive shapes of the tangled and distorted barbed wire are aesthetically beautiful as abstract line drawings. I hope there is a way to peacefully loosen the tangled tension as if it were like children playing cat’s cradle. "
— From Brandywine Workshop and Archives record
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