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Maryland Art Place showcases Mina Cheon's provocative 'polipop' art

Maryland Art Place showcases Mina Cheon's provocative 'polipop' art

Mina Cheon is used to seeing things from multiple perspectives.

As a child in South Korea, the artist was exposed to two religious philosophies — Buddhist on her father's side, Christian on her mother's — and embraced a third as an adult, converting to Judaism when she married a Baltimore architect.

When she started studying in 1997 with the celebrated abstract expressionist Grace Hartigan at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Cheon focused on traditional painting methods. Today, her favored medium is digital...

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