To an artist, development means change. It doesn’t mean that I would criticize an artist for maintaining or being loyal to one’s distinctive style or the world one has developed after long research and experiments. That is something we all admire, however I am not quite confident that I can continue same style of work for a few decades.
Hong Il Hwa express his own subject consciousness as drew female portrait since his debut. He points out a slanted view, distorted view, contorted thought of human rather than cursory simple strange images as drew modified female portrait. CultureM meets the Korean artist Hong Il Hwa who embodies the real beauty of the woman in the canvas.