“My sculptures are to be respectfully inserted within the majestic settings of the Trajan’s Market, without disturbing, but supporting and emphasizing the beauty of its architectural rhythms and of its spaces, expanded from time to time with horizontal or vertical pace”.
With these objectives, Park Eun Sun, Korean artist that has been living in Italy for over twenty years, has created an exemplary graft of his sculptures into the Great Hemicycle, along the Via Biberatica and in the Militia Garden of the Trajan’s Market – Imperial Fora Museum, in Rome.
As Gabriele Simongini, curator of the exhibition, writes: “sculptures by Park Eun Sun encapsulate both the possibility of plastic integrity – aimed at the permanence of the artwork in a very long time – and its opposite, that is the arrival of end and ruin. So the dialogue between construction and destruction of the form, between smooth completion and traumatic fracture, also evokes the rise and fall of great civilizations. Also thanks to this objectification of the famous sic transit gloria mundi, Park Eun Sun’s sculptures establish a sympathetic osmosis with the majestic ruins of Trajan’s Market”.