Chul Hyun Ahn, installation view of “Perceiving Infinity,” 2014.

Chul Hyun Ahn

Easton, Maryland

The Academy Art Museum

Baltimore artist Chul Hyun Ahn builds meticulously tricked-out boxes. Wall-mounted or resting on the floor, they hold singular abstractions. Ahn manipulates light and mirrors, both one-way and conventional. He carefully positions mirrors, light-emitting diodes, and fluorescents, staging and framing complex, multi-mirror reflections in which light takes shape, darts around the boxes, and spills out. In Ahn’s view, light becomes infinite potential. He articulates not only its ability to dazzle, but also its determination to reveal unheard-of places…see the entire review in the print version of July/August’s Sculpture magazine.

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