Baik Art presents fascinating photos of post-war South Korea between 1956-1963.

Art radar explores Han Youngsoo’s oeuvre and the stories behind the works in latest show at Baik Art in Los Angeles.

“Han Youngsoo: Photographs of Korea, 1956 – 1963”, installation view at Baik Art, Los Angeles, 2018. Images are provided by Baik Art and credited to the Han Youngsoo Foundation.

“Han Youngsoo: Photographs of Korea, 1956 – 1963”, installation view at Baik Art, Los Angeles, 2018. Images are provided by Baik Art and credited to the Han Youngsoo Foundation.

Han Youngsoo, 'Hangang River, Seoul, Korea 1956-195' (Printed in 2018), toned gelatin silver print, 16 x 20 in, Edition of 30. Images are provided by Baik Art and credited to the Han Youngsoo Foundation.

Han Youngsoo, ‘Hangang River, Seoul, Korea 1956-195’ (printed in 2018), toned gelatin silver print, 16 x 20 in, edition of 30. Images are provided by Baik Art and credited to the Han Youngsoo Foundation.

Baik Art’s exhibition “Han Youngsoo: Photographs of Korea, 1956-1963″ marks the first time the critically acclaimed South Korean photographer has been featured in Los Angeles in over thirty years. The exhibition consists of two parts. Hans small never-before-seen vintage photographs are on view at Baik Arts main gallery at 2600 La Cienega Boulevard. A selection of large, posthumous prints of Hans most iconic images and his black and white images are displayed in Baik Arts second space at 2632 La Cienega Boulevard.

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“Han Youngsoo: Photographs of Korea, 1956-1963” is on view from 22 September to 21 November 2018 at Baik Art, 2600 and 2632 La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, USA.

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Brittney is a writer, curator and contemporary art gallerist. Born in Singapore and based in New York City, Brittney maintains a deep interest in the contemporary art landscape of Southeast Asia. This is combined with an equally strong interest in contemporary art from the Asian diasporas, alongside the issues of identity, transmigration and global relations.

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