Hokyoung Kim
The City of Lost Love


Commissioned | New Talent

Why did you make this work:
It is about one city with two different feelings; the one we live as we age, and another comprised of great experiences, lost loves, and youth which is tied to the places that don't exist anymore.

How was the illustration used:
printed on newspaper, and used for website

How did you make this work:
When I got this assignment, I wanted to show time passing through the building and her memory in the place.

Commissioner Name :
Jim Datz
Commissioner Company :
The New York Times

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Hokyoung Kim is an illustrator who is born and grew up in South Korea. Currently she works in NY, United States. She enjoys applying cinematic elements to her work.