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0904, Sensory Spoons, 2015–18

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{
"label_number": "0904",
"title": "Sensory Spoons, 2015–18",
"description": "Jinhyun Jeon’s Sensory Spoons are edged with bumps or rippled like waves to catch and pool food. Some have rough interiors and handles to stimulate the fingers holding them. Texture and shape change what we taste. Bulbous utensils recall lollipops and sex toys. The materials of the spoons were chosen for their temperature and sonic properties, lulling the tongue or clinking against our teeth. The utensil tips are bathed in bubble gum pink or strawberry red.",

"tombstone": "Jinhyun Jeon (South Korean, born 1981), Studio Jinhyun Jeon (Seoul, South Korea, founded 2012); Courtesy of Studio Jinhyun Jeon",
"grandchild_object_collection": [
{"group_title": "Diet Spoons",
"objects": [
{"title": "Diet Spoons, U-A III, 2016–18", "tombstone": "Alumina, enamel finish"},
{"title": "Front Volume N", "description": "The handle of the spoon is white. Its head is peach and grows more bulbous towards the tip."},
{"title": "Candy Volume N", "description": "A small utensil has a bulbous head, like a lollipop. The head and two-thirds of its handle are peach. The remaining third of the handle is ballet-slipper pink."},
{"title": "Rear Bump N", "description": "The spoon has a peach handle and a white head. Small bumps, dotted in red, are studded along the rear side of the spoon. One small bump appears on the handle tip."},
{"title": "Inner Rough N", "description": "The handle of a spoon is white, its head is peach. The interior of the spoon is covered in a course texture. The handle is partially covered in the same rough texture."}
]
},
{"group_title": "Dessert Spoons 1",
"objects": [
{"title": "Dessert Spoons, AEIOU I, 2015–18", "tombstone": "Stainless steel, lacquered and/or 24-carat gold plated"},
{"title": "Rear Bump OR", "description": "The dessert spoon has a stainless steel handle and a lacquered, cherry red head. Small bumps are studded along the rear side of the spoon. One small bump appears on the handle tip."},
{"title": "Rear Bump OP", "description": "The handle of the dessert spoon is stainless steel, its head is lacquered in bubble gum pink. Small bumps are studded along the rear side of the spoon. One small bump appears on the handle tip."},
{"title": "Rear Bump G", "description": "The dessert spoon is plated in 24-carat gold. Small bumps are studded along the rear side of the spoon. One small bump appears on the handle tip."},
{"title": "Rear Gump Gh", "description": "The dessert spoon has a gold handle and a lacquered, bubble-gum pink head. Small bumps are studded along the rear side of the spoon. One small bump appears on the handle tip."},
{"title": "Rear Bump RBh", "description": "The handle of the dessert spoon is lacquered in deep red, its head lacquered in cherry red. Small bumps are studded along the rear side of the spoon. One small bump appears on the handle tip."}
]
},
{"group_title": "Dessert Spoons 2",
"objects": [
{"title": "Dessert Spoons, AEIOU VII, 2015–18", "tombstone": "Plastic, lacquered Ottchil"},
{"title": "Inner Bump 0.5", "description": "The dessert spoon has a black lacquered handle and a pink head. Small bumps, each sized .5mm, are studded along the interior of the spoon. One small bump appears on the underside of the handle tip."},
{"title": "Inner Bump 2.0", "description": "The dessert spoon has a black lacquered handle and a pink head. Small bumps, each sized 2mm, are studded along the interior of the spoon. One small bump appears on the underside of the handle tip."},
{"title": "Inner Bump 4.0", "description": "The dessert spoon has a black lacquered handle and a pink head. Small bumps, each sized 4mm, are studded along the interior of the spoon. One small bump appears on the underside of the handle tip."}
]
}
]
}

  • Spoon
  • wood, carved.
  • 1957-173-2
  • Spoon (USA), 1978
  • raised, cut, and molded silver.
  • Gift of Aaron Faber Gallery.
  • 1979-60-2

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