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‘Berlin Portraits’: Kim Ok-sun spotlights Korean nurses who began new lives in Germany — The Korea Herald

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— by Shim Woo-hyun: Portraits are not the most favored of items for art collectors. Not many people want strangers’ photos hanging on their walls. But artist Kim Ok-sun continues to take photographs of people because she is drawn to them.

Atelier Hermes in Seoul is holding a solo exhibition of Kim’s works under the title “Berlin Portraits,” featuring some 25 large portraits of Korean nurses who went to work in West Germany in the 1960s and ’70s and settled there, starting new lives…

Image: Kim Ok-sun’s 2018 work “BNP_8630BK” (Atelier Hermes)

June 25, 2019

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