Capturing a time of change: 3 Korean artists at Tina Kim Gallery New York – in pictures

The exhibition “Two Hours” features painting, sculpture, video and mixed media works by some of the most significant members of South Korea’s contemporary art scene.

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Dystopian Utopia: Korean artist Lee Bul at the Vancouver Art Gallery

The Vancouver Art Gallery’s Institute of Asian Art 2015 feature exhibition presents recent works by acclaimed Korean artist Lee Bul.

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Seeking Korea artist residency? International opportunities at Seoul Art Space Geumcheon

Seoul Art Space, founded in 2008, has a dual mission that differentiates it from other art foundations. It focuses on reviving abandoned and idle buildings into venues for artists.

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Representing South Korea at the 54th Venice Biennale: Lee Yong-baek and his art

KOREAN ARTIST VENICE BIENNALE ART EVENTS Artist Lee Yong-baek is to represent Korea at the upcoming 54th Venice Biennale, Arts Council Korea recently announced. According to a report in the Korea Times, Lee, 44, has been chosen as the official … Continue reading

Korean artist Kim Joon discusses tattoos, taboos and his inspiration – interview

KOREAN CONTEMPORARY ART The powerful works by Kim Joon depicting intriguingly ‘tattooed’ bodies beg for context. However, to more deeply understand Joon’s meditation on the meaning of tattoo as a social phenomenon and uniquely human act, a viewer must first … Continue reading