Jean Shin
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Hide Series, 2004

Cut leather and suede (shoes), thread and shoelaces

Hide (Women's Alligator)
54 in h x 24 in w

Hide (Women's White & Beige)
86 in h x 42 in w

Hide (Women's Rouge & Brown)
79 in h x 31 in w

Hide (Men's Brown Dress Shoes)
110 in h x 48 in w

Hide (Women's Patent Leather)
66 in h x 34 in w

Hide (Men's Suede)
57 in h x 26 in w

Hide (Men's Black & Brown Loafers)
63 in h x 35 in w

In the Hide series, men’s and women’s shoes have been deconstructed and grouped together by color and style. Flattened and separated from their soles, then sewn together and suspended by their laces, the shoes have been divorced from their original function and reduced to their material essence.

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