"Happy World", Ik-Joong Kang (1998)


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Happy World, Ik-Joong Kang (1998)
Location: Main Street/Flushing

The Korean-American artist Ik-Joong Kang is primarily known for mosaic-like installation works made up of 3 x 3-in. squares representing various aspects of his life. Happy World consists of hundreds of icons and symbols hand painted on small ceramic tiles. Born in Korea in 1960, Kang has lived and worked in New York City since 1984. He received fine arts degrees from Hong-Ik University in Seoul and Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. Sources: mta.info, ikjoonkang.com, artnet.com.


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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Main Street/Flushing
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 7/15/2005
Artwork: Happy World, Ik-Joong Kang (1998).
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Main Street/Flushing
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Photo by: Salaam Allah
Date: 9/21/2002
Artwork: Happy World, Ik-Joong Kang (1998).
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Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Main Street/Flushing
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Photo by: Paul Polischuk
Date: 5/17/2000
Artwork: Happy World, Ik-Joong Kang (1998).
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