18th Nov, 2022 11:00 EST

Modern and Contemporary Craft: Selections from the Robert L. Pfannebecker Collection

 
  Lot 74
 

74

Sunkoo Yuh (Korean, b. 1960)
Figural Sculpture, USA, circa 2010

Hand-formed and polychrome-glazed ceramic
Unmarked

H: 19 3/4, W: 19, D: 10 in.

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist
Property from the Robert L. Pfannebecker Collection

Estimated at $4,000 - $6,000


 

Hand-formed and polychrome-glazed ceramic
Unmarked

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist
Property from the Robert L. Pfannebecker Collection

Artist Biography

Sunkoo Yuh is Professor of Art and Area Chair of Ceramics at the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia. He was born in 1960 in South Korea and immigrated to the United States in 1988. He received his BFA degree from Hong Ik University, Seoul, Korea and his MFA degree from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred, New York. Yuh in known for his hand-formed and polychrome glazed sulptural works exploring human, animal, and plant forms. He was the recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation grant, the Grand Prize at the 2nd World Ceramic Biennale International Competition, Icheon, Korea, the Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize and the Virginia A. Groot Foundation. His work is in the collections of the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the State Hermitage Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Icheon World Ceramic Center, the International Museum of Ceramic Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Oakland Museum of Art, and several others.
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