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Reporter : Park Han-sol
Sun, October 1, 2023 | 19:00
[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.
[INTERVIEW] Artist Park Mee-na's abstract color stripes trace roots of materialism in modern Korea
It all began with a phone call from out of nowhere. In the early 2000s, Park Mee-na, fresh out of graduate school, was navigating her way to become a full-time artist in Seoul when her phone rang one day. On the other side of the line was a gallerist she knew with an unusual query: Did she by any chance have any “orange paintings?”
Return of Frieze and Kiaf Seoul to offer 2-for-1 art fair experience
Frieze Seoul and Kiaf Seoul are returning to Seoul in September to offer a distinctive two-for-one art fair experience once again. The creative momentum generated by their partnership is expected to extend well beyond the fair venues this time, with the city government launching a broader cultural initiative “Seoul Art Week” to celebrate the two art events' arrival.
Chang Uc-chin's missing 'Family' painting rediscovered
Modern Korean art master Chang Uc-chin's (1917-90) first family portrait, “Family” (1955), thought to have been missing for six decades after its last known sale to a Japanese collector in 1964, has been rediscovered by the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA).
'Brainwashed' rock, canvas-filling maze, screaming painter - the absurd art of Kim Beom
In a dimly lit room at the Leeum Museum of Art in central Seoul, a curious spectacle unfolds. In one corner, a single rock is perched on a bough. Next to it is a video of a man sternly lecturing that very stone for 87 minutes on how it should be able to fly because it “is, in fact, a bird!”
2023 Hanbok Expo arrives
The Hanbok Expo, an annual fair held since 2017 to promote the beauty and industry trends of traditional Korean attire, has returned to COEX in southern Seoul this week for its sixth edition.
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