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Reporter : Park Han-sol
Thu, February 22, 2024 | 21:01
How provocateurs of Korean experimental art wrestled with rapid modernization, authoritarian state
The experimental art scene that struck post-war Korea in the 1960s and 1970s like a meteorite is a buried chapter of history that deserves to be revisited - or, for most of the world, newly discovered.
[INTERVIEW] Kwon Nyung-ho's journey toward abstraction as Paris-based Korean painter
It was 1981 when a 25-year-old Kwon Nyung-ho, filled with a pocketful of dreams and desires to see the celebrated works of Old Masters in person, set foot on European soil for the very first time in his life.
Kiaf Seoul 2023 ready for September alongside Frieze Seoul
Kiaf Seoul, Korea's longest-running contemporary art fair, is gearing up to return this September for its 22nd edition, joined by over 210 galleries from 20 countries.
[INTERVIEW] Meet architectural visionary behind NYC's Korean art showcase at Rockefeller Center
At the Channel Gardens outside the landmark Rockefeller Center, amid a sea of skyscrapers in the heart of New York City, stands artist Lee Bae's towering stack of pine charcoal.
Frieze Seoul's inaugural Artist Award goes to Woo Hannah
Seoul-based artist Woo Hannah has been named the winner of the inaugural Artist Award at Frieze Seoul, Tuesday.
Salvador Dali's dreamlike art illuminates Seoul's once-forgotten luxury hotel cabaret
On the towering walls inside of a former luxury cabaret at Grand Walkerhill Seoul, Salvador Dali's (1904-89) melting clocks, swarming eyeballs and elephants with spindly legs emerge from the darkness.
[INTERVIEW] Korea's traditional 'countryside retreats' brought to virtual life at London Design Biennale
If one were to pick a keyword that best encapsulates the Korean Pavilion at the London Design Biennale this year, it would have to be “respite.”
Global exhibitor Thaddaeus Ropac to expand Seoul outpost ahead of Frieze
International art dealer Thaddaeus Ropac has announced the expansion of its current outpost in Hannam-dong, Seoul, with the enlarged exhibition space set to open in time for Frieze Seoul in September.
Seoul Int'l Book Fair explores sustainable coexistence with 'nonhumans' through literature
The Seoul International Book Fair (SIBF), known as the largest annual book and publishing trade show in Korea, will return to COEX in southern Seoul on Wednesday.
From Raphael to van Gogh, masterpieces from London's National Gallery land in Korea
With the advent of the Renaissance in the 14th century in Western Europe came a profound shift in how Europeans viewed themselves in relation to God.