The New Contemporary Art Magazine

Tag: Hanna Jaeun

Often times, the paths we take in life are unexpected. Brooklyn based artist Hanna Jaeun first studied apparel design and it wasn't until she spent two years in a corporate job that she realized it wasn't the life she wanted. She decided to start over, picked up a paint brush and taught herself how to paint. Over time her art ventured into a dark place where hybrid figures and animals journey into the unknown, similar to the uncertain path Jaeun chose for herself. "The people in my paintings are either physically part-animal or longing to be animal... My animals bring to life my desire to tell a story," she says.

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