Claire Tabouret paints family groups in imaginary landscapes of often aggressive color. Her subjects can be people she knows, or they may be unknown, lifted from very old photographs. When asked to explain her portraits, Tabouret says that her work is about perspective. She is thinking about eternal questions. What determines individuality? How important is context? Where do the inner life and the outer world meet? A series of Tabouret’s portraits, created over lockdown, heralds the reopening of Perrotin in Seoul. —E.C.
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