|▲ 자기와 포도 1982, 캔버스에 유화, 33×24㎝(Chaina & Grape 1982, Oil on Canvas, 33×24㎝)|
In a word, Koo is possibly recognized as a realistic artist produced by the current era. Considering constant description of the objects and motif, his works are complemented the formative form which realism aesthetic instructed one century ago.
However, there is a clear distinction between his paintings and artworks in the past. He apparently has been provided his works with an original thought by adopting materials, approaching to the view, and placing fundamental matters.
His art works have the constant difference from realistic paintings in the past in terms of visual impression. It is understandable due to discrepancy of the time and space along the aesthetic consciousness throughout one century. He has surely acknowledged the sequence of time, i.e. contemporary age.
He paints freely without old tradition; he has openly and straightforwardly reacted to his own aesthetic sensibility as a part of contemporaries. Therefore, unlike other paintings in the past, his(具滋勝,서양화가 구자승,구자승 작가,구자승 화백,KOO CHA SOONG)works impress with modern atmosphere which relates to formative and emotional aspects.
△Shin Hang-Sub/Art Critic