The artist draws inspiration from her own migration to consider both the confinement and freedom associated with a life in motion.
Tina Kim Gallery
A Tension in Paint Befitting Our Times
Maia Ruth Lee wants viewers to make associations as well as recognize the unstable world in which she and many others live.
Alone in a Dirty, Sacred Space
Whatever else Mire Lee’s Carriers is about, it seems to me that has to do with sending you back into yourself, which is not necessarily a soothing place.
Stories That Need to Be Told
Artist Minouk Lim wants to offer a very different perspective on how one might deal with a grim history whose effects continue to be felt in the present.
Abstractions That Record the Scars of Trauma
Kwon Young-Woo presents the viewer with a deeper sense of the reality that nature goes on, no matter what humans are doing to each other.
What Abstraction Can Face Up To
Ha Chong-Hyun has survived the many catastrophes that have befallen Korea during his lifetime, and his work is inextricable from his life.
A Major Korean Painter Begins to Get His Due
While postwar Korean artists are celebrated in the West, the strongest painters of the next generation remain under-known.
A Modern Trompe L’Oeil Painter
Kim Tschang-Yeul transformed the formal vocabulary of American abstraction into a symbolic possibility in his paintings. He was not interested in making a pure painting.
Hints of the Real World in Art Basel’s Elitist Bubble
BASEL, Switzerland — How many works by Alexander Calder are out there?
Korea’s Monochrome Painting Movement Is Having a New York Moment
The term Dansaekhwa, or “monochrome painting,” may elude readers unfamiliar with Korean, but it represents arguably Korea’s most important art movement of the late 20th century