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BAHC YISO, Capital=Creativity, 1996, acrylic on paper, 50 × 81 cm. Courtesy National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul/Gwacheon/Cheongju. 

Bahc Yiso

In his MFA thesis, completed in 1985 at New York’s Pratt Institute, Bahc Yiso (1957–2004) recounts a parable about a group of four blind men. Each man “felt the different parts of the elephant and all four came up with different conclusions,” he wrote. “One blind man was not more right or more wrong than the others.” 

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