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Moroccan-British Contemporary Artist Hassan Hajjaj to Hold 1st Asian Exhibition in Seoul

Moroccan-British Contemporary Artist Hassan Hajjaj to Hold 1st Asian Exhibition in Seoul

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Five women dressed in hijabs and caftan dresses are seen with motorbikes in the narrow streets of Morocco. Standing before the camera, they stare into the lens not as passive presences but with bold and bravado-filled poses. In “Henna Angels,” a 2010 photograph by Moroccan-British artist Hassan Hajjaj, the [...]

Battered Cold War-era Building’s Basement Transforms into Hip Urban Arts Venue

Battered Cold War-era Building’s Basement Transforms into Hip Urban Arts Venue

SEOUL, July 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Surrounded by a stream, a mountain and a bustling street market, Hongeun-dong appears like most Seoul neighborhoods, if not for a mammoth building with an obsolete ivory-colored facade. Measuring 220 meters in length and 44 meters in width, Yujin Sangga remains one of the city’s biggest buildings 50 years [...]

2 Collaborative, Genre-mixing Art Projects Picked for Project Hashtag Exhibit

2 Collaborative, Genre-mixing Art Projects Picked for Project Hashtag Exhibit

SEOUL, July 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) on Tuesday announced two experimental art projects that will be put on display under the inaugural Project Hashtag program, the museum’s art exhibit-sponsorship project co-founded with Hyundai Motor Co. The Project Hashtag 2020 exhibition will showcase works from two teams [...]

Abstract Painter Choi Wook-kyung’s Pop Art Influence, Experimentation Revisited

Abstract Painter Choi Wook-kyung’s Pop Art Influence, Experimentation Revisited

SEOUL, June 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean painter Choi Wook-kyung (1940-1985) in a sense represented a unique amalgamation of abstract expressionism of her home country and the United States. In an era when the field was dominated by political and populist art, Choi dug deeper into the realm of abstract expressionism after studying the [...]

Overseas Contemporary Artists Featured in Gallery Hyundai Exhibition

Overseas Contemporary Artists Featured in Gallery Hyundai Exhibition

SEOUL, June 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Contemporary experimental works from renowned overseas artists are prominently featured in a special anniversary exhibition of Gallery Hyundai, one of South Korea’s quintessential modern art galleries, organizers said Friday. Gallery Hyundai, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, launched the second of its two-part exhibition, titled “Hyundai 50,” on [...]

Art of Conservation Science Takes Center Stage in Special Exhibition

Art of Conservation Science Takes Center Stage in Special Exhibition

SEOUL, June 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Conservation science, the discipline of conserving art, architecture and other cultural works, serves as a tool for restoring art as closely to the creator’s intended vision. The discipline combines aspects of chemistry, physics, biology and engineering — nerdy fields that are hardly considered romantic or associated with timeless beauty [...]