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‘Spring of Democracy’ Exhibition Highlights Records, Emotions of Gwangju Uprising

‘Spring of Democracy’ Exhibition Highlights Records, Emotions of Gwangju Uprising

SEOUL, May 28 (Korea Bizwire) — To this day, the Gwangju Democratization Movement of May 18, 1980, against the then-brutal military dictatorship invokes in the hearts of many South Koreans emotions of horror and deep sorrow, as well as a profound respect toward hope for democracy. The movement, which ended with hundreds of people killed [...]

German Painter Ostrowski’s Nihilistic Series Lands in S. Korea for 1st Solo Show

German Painter Ostrowski’s Nihilistic Series Lands in S. Korea for 1st Solo Show

SEOUL, April 3 (Korea Bizwire) — With a few stray strokes painted with spray lacquer against the backdrop of white canvas, works by painter David Ostrowski border between clumsy graffiti and an enigma loaded with intricate aesthetics. The German painter’s “F” series paintings best capture such a borderline quality, and this month, 15 pieces of [...]

Nat’l Museum to Hold Exhibition in Memory of Korean Sea Lions

Nat’l Museum to Hold Exhibition in Memory of Korean Sea Lions

BUSAN, Dec. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s first memorial exhibition for Korean sea lions that went extinct following excessive poaching during Japanese colonial rule will be held at the Korea National Maritime Museum in Busan. The exhibition will take place between December 18 and March 15 at the Museum’s Special Exhibition Hall. The event [...]

Busan Exhibition to Chronicle 70-year Career of Abstract Painter Park Seo-bo

Busan Exhibition to Chronicle 70-year Career of Abstract Painter Park Seo-bo

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A landmark exhibition in the South Korean port city of Busan will chronicle the highly acclaimed 70-year career of abstract painter Park Seo-bo, deemed the godfather of the unique Korean monochromatic painting genre. The exhibition will kick off next Thursday at Johyun Gallery’s two art spaces in Haeundae, Busan, [...]