Jin Meyerson

    Attributes

    • Male

    About the artist

    Based in Brooklyn, New York, later dividing his time between Paris and Seoul
    1972: Was born in Incheon, South Korea

    Jin Meyerson grew up in rural Minnesota, adopted into a Jewish-Swedish family, before pursuing his education in fine arts. He received his BFA from Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 1995, and his MFA from Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in 1997.

    Meyerson has shown work internationally in several exhibitions and galleries including High Cholesterol Moment at Zach Feuer Gallery in New York, The Triumph of Painting at the Saatchi Gallery in London and at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin in Paris. With a disposition for large scale painting of high detail, the work draws varied responses from critics, claiming to recognize a wide range of influences, and identifying Meyerson's underlying ambition "to hold his own with the big guns".The work has been termed "hybrid fiction, born from photojournalistic fact".

    Meyerson is represented by Emmanuel Perrotin in Paris. His exhibition Progress is No Longer a Guarantee opened at Galerie Michael Janssen on September 2007. with the catalogue Jin Meyerson - 2001-2007 also published in 2007 by Snoeck Verlag. Later solo exhibitions include There is no way out. But always a way through in 2008 at Galerie Nordine Zidoun in Luxembourg, Forecast in 2009 at the Arario Gallery in Seoul, and Carpal Fatigue in 2010 at the Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin. Meyerson's work has been included in a variety of group exhibitions in 2010–2011 taking

    place in New York, Paris, Tokyo and Singapore.