Bin Woohyuk’s Luftzeichner (Air Painter) – Quantum Jump 2017, 4 Artists Relay Show Close
- Period/ 2018.01.04(Thu) ~ 2018.02.18(Sun)
Bin Woohyuk has worked on painting forests in silence so as to shut himself out from the pain that comes with a hard life. For the last five years, the ‘German forests’ that he has painted have been a symbolic space for calmness and healing, freeing the artist from the agitations and complicated mentalities that result from adverse circumstances and dark past memories. He expressed the complexities of his rough feelings with charcoal in these early works
Chun Wooyeon’s Astray Going – Quantum Jump 2017, 4 Artists Relay Show Close
- Period/ 2017.11.09(Thu) ~ 2017.12.25(Mon)
The Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art holds Astray Going (Gobo) by Chun Wooyeon from November 9 through December 25 as the third exhibition of the Quantum Jump 2017, 4 Artists Relay Shows. In this exhibition, Chun Wooyeon sheds light on the rhythm and tempo of herself and others. The Korean title Gobo means ‘the astray going’ and also refers to gobo (graphical optical blackout), a tool that is fit into the lighting fixtures for various stage effects.
Gyeonggi Art Prism 2017 Close
- Venue/ Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art
- Period/ 2017.11.09(Thu) ~ 2017.12.10(Sun)
Beginning in 2016, the Gyeonggi-do Provincial Government and the Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art have chosen 21 leading young artists in Gyeonggi-do Province through the Gyeonggi Young Artists Contest, and bought their latest work as part of the Museum’s collection. This year we decided to call it Gyeonggi Art Prism. The Exhibition represents how young artists from Gyeonggi-do Province work on various subjects with their new viewpoints and languages similar to how a prism refracts and disperses light.
The First Member Exhibition of GMMA Folk Painting School Close
- Period/ 2017.10.26(Thu) ~ 2017.11.01(Wed)
The Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art (director Choi Eun-ju) holds the First Member Exhibition of GMMA Folk Painting School. This exhibition was selected for government sponsorship through the ‘2017 Library & Museum Project’. The project is co-supervised by the Library Policy Planning Division of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Korea Library Promotion Agency, which provides local inhabitants who rarely experience art and culture with the chance to gather and form an art and culture community themselves to demonstrate their talents at the available venues such as a library or a museum.
- Period/ 2017.10.20(Fri) ~ 2017.11.07(Tue)
The Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art (director Choi Eun-ju) co-sponsors with the Korean Cultural Center in Japan to present Rhythmscape from October 20 through November 7 in a travelling exhibition, which was also held in 2015 at the GMMA under the same title.
Special Exhibition Commemorating 120 Years of Korean and Russian-Korean Studies at St. Petersburg University 《The Ascetic Path: Korean DANSAEKHWA》 Close
- Venue/ Russia St. Petersburg The ERARTA Museum of Contemporary Art, Exhibitions Wing, floor 5
- Period/ 2017.10.13(Fri) ~ 2017.11.12(Sun)
In the early 1970s, contemporary Korean artists were undergoing a period of serious experimentation. Going beyond the traditional questions of "What do I paint and how", they tirelessly asked themselves, "Why must I paint?", "What is painting?", and "What is the spiritual essence of Korea?" It was in this process of soul-searching that the truest form of Korean contemporary art was born: Dansaekhwa