'Moon Village' paintings are the hottest art pieces of the moment

Article: 'Moon Village' paintings earn popularity... even BTS RM has fallen for them

Source: Han via Naver

1. [+1,380, -20] The village looks beautiful from afar. But look closer and...

2. [+1,063, -261] Doesn't feel right to me to use the poverty of others for her own commercial gain

3. [+786, -57] Painting these was a "process of healing" for herself? ㅋㅋㅋ She'd get stabbed if she actually went around saying that over there. It would've been better for her to say that her past struggles were another trajectory in her life. Shouldn't she know just how terrible life in poverty is if she claims that she herself lived it? Is it true happiness to live in a place with no clean water or gas? To freeze to death in the winter without briquettes? To overheat to death in the summer? If you're calling that 'healing', then what do you think the people who are living there now must think of you?

4. [+249, -20] Let's have these artists go live there for a year and see if they're still saying all of this... idiots

5. [+246, -44] What a psychopath... using the poverty of others to make money off of ^^

6. [+78, -3] Honestly, pursuing a career in the arts requires a lot of upfront investments... even 30 years ago. I wonder how poor she truly was like she claims to be? And I doubt whether she ever actually lived there, too. In her profile, it says she graduated from Hongdae art school and studied abroad in France... so again, just how poor was she really?

7. [+63, -2] People in the arts live such privileged lives that sometimes the stuff they say can come off as so tone deaf ㅋㅋ she's really calling the suffering of others 'healing' for herself ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ but yes, her paintings are pretty

8. [+56, -1] After reading that the artist felt a sort of 'healing' from the process of painting these pictures, it just made me think that it might be healing to someone who managed to escape poverty, but can you imagine how painful it must be for the people who still live there? I guess everyone else in the comments thought the same.

9. [+57, -3] This reminds me of that saying that the wealthy are always envious of the aesthetics of poverty ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ it isn't even funny anymore

10. [+43, -4] The wealthy are constantly glamorizing the aesthetics of poverty, consuming it, and selling it

11. [+26, -0] The thing about the wealthy is that they're constantly looking to redevelop their own neighborhoods but want to preserve the moon village

12. [+26, -2] There are not that many street lamps in an impoverished village... the paintings lack reality

13. [+21, -0] Almost feels like the wealthy are making the poor the butt of their jokes... do they even know what reality is like for these villages? Especially now that it's summer, it must feel like hell in there.

14. [+20, -1] The arrogance of claiming these paintings are 'healing' ㅋㅋ then go live there. It's like painting the impoverished towns of India and the Philippines and saying it's 'healing'.

15. [+16, -0] The wealthy are now even stealing away the 'poverty' of the poor