"Five days after the party all the balloons have drifted down to the floor. They rest lightly, an inflated memory of past happiness, slowly putting on weight. But what if the balloons never fell? What if they strained upward, hovering forever? Nina Jun's brightly glazed ceramic balloons are dense contradictions to the laws of physics. Puffy, invisibly suspended, they touch the walls lightly yet are unexpectedly and obviously weighty, grown thick with cheery color.  In the same playful vein as Jeff Koon's mirror polished oversized stainless steel balloon sculptures that ease us into deeper thoughts about art's inflated economics, Jun's shiny glazed ceramic balloons beg us to consider other things. Among them our desire for perpetual uplift and the way art sustains and creates it." - Suvan Geer 

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