Do Ho Suh named winner of Samsung’s Ho-Am Prize

Do Ho Suh, Passage/s, 2016, polyester fabric on stainless steel pipes, dimensions variable. © the artist. Courtesy the artist, Lehmann Maupin, New York & Hong Kong, and Victoria Miro, London

Artist Do Ho Suh has been announced as the winner of the Ho-Am Prize, in the arts category. Established in 1990 by Kun-hee Lee, the former chairman of Samsung, the prize supports Koreans who have made significant contributions to the fields of science, engineering, medicine, the arts and community service. Suh receives 300m Korean won (approx. £200,000), as do the winners in the other categories.

Read our feature on Do Ho Suh from the March 2017 issue

28 April 2017