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HAUNTING PAINTINGS BY MOON CHANPIL

by Ariadna Zierold

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Korean artist Moon Chanpil paints imaginative illustrations of people and animals coexisting in a witty, and sometimes unsettling, world.

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Her bear, tiger, and chimp characters act like silly humans, wearing colorful suits and protesting early mornings. With magnetizing cat eye-like stares, they gaze directly at the viewer like a predator ready to pounce or shivering prey.

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