Oil on canvas, 181 x 227 cm
’Samsara’ became Hae-Kwang’s masterpiece project, portraying his muse of ten years floating in mid-air in a cycle of death and rebirth. This painting is the upside-down version of the original concept. Now the rotation highlights the rapidly changing role of women in Korean society. With a future full of prospects, she keeps one foot connected to the past as a guide.