Korea’s Dansaekhwa artists eschewed the idea of art-about-art and commodity culture in favor of an abstract art imbued with traces of the struggle for liberation and cultural identity.
Made of iron and recycled cardboard boxes, Choe U-ram’s ship puts on a performance that seeks to reconstruct reality. On view in Seoul through February 26, 2023.
In her art, Park is in touch with our collective anxieties about a future that seems to darken with each passing day.
It’s the first time in the country’s history that objects of this significance are offered for public sale.
At first glance, Sue Yon Hwang’s paper statues look like misplaced monoliths: totemic, ritualistic, and ancient.
Noh Sangho asks if the terms of eye-catching, short-lived virality were not so different in the 16th century as they are now.
An exhibition at ICP at Mana showcases the pictures made by Han Youngsoo upon returning from the front line.
Exhibitions in Seoul devoted to Wook-kyung Choi and Yong-Ik Kim give a sense of Korean artists’ vibrant responses to the monochrome Dansaekhwa movement of the 1970s.
On Monday Bartomeu Marí, the former head of the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, began his new job as head of South Korea’s National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, marking the first time the museum has had an official director in over a year.
In mid-December, the district of Gangnam in Seoul will unveil a large bronze sculpture depicting the overlapping fists that are part of the “Gangnam Style” video’s iconic horse-riding dance.