Jehsong Baak is a Korean-American photographer based in Paris.
Baak left his native South Korea in 1977 for the United States. After North Carolina and Alabama, his family eventually settled in Maryland. Having discovered photography in his teens, Baak left the University of Michigan for New York City to devote himself exclusively to his work. He moved to Paris in 1998.
In 2006, his first book, "Là ou Ailleurs", (with an introduction by the poet and art critic, Alain Jouffroy) was published in France by Robert Delpire. His second book, "Photographs" was published in 2008 in Amsterdam by the HUP Gallery. "One Last Goodbye" was published in 2016 by Wonderlust Press in Paris.
Baak has had personal exhibitions in Paris, New York, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Istanbul and Milan. In 2011, he was the guest of honor of Paris Photo.
His photographs can be found in the collections of the Corcoran Gallery in Washington DC, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, George Eastman Museum, JPMorgan Chase Art Collection, Musée Maillol in Paris, Wilson Center of Photography in London.