This is my house

In painstaking detail, right down to the fixtures.

We first came across Korean-born artist Do Ho Suh while browsing the curatorial shopping spree at the new AGO in Toronto. If a title like ’348 West 22nd St., Apt. A, New York, NY 10011′ sounds specific, then you’ve got the idea of Suh’s work already: recreated spaces lovingly sewn up to scale in nylon and held up with tent poles.

Photo credit:
Do Ho Suh: Staircase – V, 2003/04/08
Polyester and stainless steel tubes. Courtesy the artist and Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York. Photo: © Stephen White