Jean Shin
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Seams Series

Cut fabric (clothing)

Seams (4 Shirts), 1998

44 in h x 53 in w x 5 in d

Seams (Red Dress), 2000

38 in h x 26 in w x 2 in d

Seams (Gold Dress), 2003

40 in h x 50 in w x 2 in d

Seams (Green Dress with Pleats), 2003

35 in h x 34 in w x 2 in d

Seams (Purple Dress), 2003

42 in h x 32 in w x 2 in d

Seams (Spring Dress), 2003

48 in h x 48 in w x 2 in d

For the Seams series, Shin took a shirt or a dress and cut away the fabric to leave behind a continuous linear band around the stitch. The remaining seam structures create an abstract drawing in space while referencing the body's skeletal structure, proportion, gravity and gesture.

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