Paying homage to the work of Chuck Close, Kang Kang-hoon‘s photorealistic masterpieces are almost too good to be true once you find out Kang Kang-hoon’s method. Achieving a look of uncanny realism, Kang Kang-hoon’s work is airbrushed.
Amazing, isn’t it? Up close, the paint is apparent. But a few steps back and technique quickly imitates the authenticity of a photograph. Capturing every single nuance, Kang Kang-hoon’s work fools even the keenest of eyes.
Akeem is our founder. A writer, poet, curator and profuse sweater, he is responsible for the curatorial direction and overall voice of Quiet Lunch. The Bronx native has read at venues such as the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, KGB Bar, Lovecraft and SHAG–with works published in Palabra Luminosas and LiVE MAG13. He has also curated solo and group exhibitions at numerous galleries in Chelsea, Harlem, Bushwick and Lower Manhattan.