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Japanese colonial company-turned-museum in Daejeon celebrates opening with Anselm Kiefer
DAEJEON ― It was in 1908, shortly before Japanese colonial rule (1910-45) began, when imperial Japan established the Oriental Development Company in the heart of Seoul as a state-led economic enterprise to control and exploit Korea's land and resources.
[INTERVIEW] How cosmic vision and lost histories collide in Tavares Strachan's art
Entering Perrotin Seoul, where Tavares Strachan's first solo exhibition in Asia has been mounted, is like a cosmic experience.
[INTERVIEW] Yue Minjun's canvas evolves from laughing faces to blooming flowers
Even just a cursory glance at Yue Minjun’s “self-portraits” reveals what has made the 61-year-old painter an enduring icon of Chinese contemporary art.
Dealers at Frieze optimistic about Korea's art scene despite market readjustment
The Korean art market experienced an unprecedented boom since the COVID-19 pandemic, further boosted by Frieze Seoul's debut in 2022. Market records were broken last year when art sales surpassed the 1 trillion won ($748 million) mark for the first time.
Frieze Seoul returns with more collectors from Asia
Following a splashy debut last year, Frieze Seoul returned to COEX in the ritzy Gangnam District in the southern part of the capital this week to offer another two-for-one art fair experience with its local counterpart Kiaf Seoul.
[INTERVIEW] Phillips Asia chairman sees Korea as foothold in Asian art market
It isn't just the galleries and museums across Korea that are joining the art-filled action on the occasion of the return of two major art fairs - Frieze and Kiaf Seoul - this week. As the leading global auction houses have mounted their own free pop-up exhibitions throughout the capital city, dazzling art lovers who are traveling beyond the fair venue at COEX in southern Seo...
Must-see shows during Frieze and Kiaf Seoul 2023 (2)
In tandem with the return of two leading art fairs - Frieze and Kiaf Seoul - at COEX in southern Seoul, Sept. 6, Korea will see a flurry of exhibition openings and late-night soirees at museums and galleries strewn across its capital city.
Must-see shows during Frieze and Kiaf Seoul 2023 (1)
In tandem with the return of two leading art fairs - Frieze and Kiaf Seoul - at COEX in southern Seoul, Sept. 6, Korea will see a flurry of exhibition openings and late-night soirees at museums and galleries strewn across its capital city.
Raoul Dufy's sumptuous colors take over Seoul in two simultaneous retrospectives
If one were to sum up French artist Raoul Dufy (1877-1953) in a single phrase, a strong contender would be “a jack of all esthetic trades” - as once dubbed by The New York Times in its Sept. 3, 1999, article.
SeMA to turn page with major renovation, opening of two new branches
The Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA), a network of museums and art-focused entities scattered across the capital and operated by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, is set to renovate and expand its main Seosomun branch in central Seoul by May 2026, the institution announced on Wednesday.
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