Tina Kim Gallery is a New York City-based contemporary art gallery and exhibition space. The gallery was established in 2001 by Tina Kim and is located in the Chelsea.
An affiliate of the Kukje Gallery in Seoul, Korea, the Tina Kim Gallery features contemporary art by emerging and established artists.The gallery represents South Korean artist Yeondoo Jung, named as one of Art+Auction's 50 Next Most Collectible Artists. Tina Kim Gallery also offers secondary market works by 20th Century masters and present-day artists, and works closely with Vintage 20, a Manhattan-based dealer specializing in European mid-century furniture and decorative art. Founded in 2001 by second-generation gallerist, Tina Kim, it is noted for working closely with museums and institutions to expand the audience of its global roster of artists.
Korean arts include traditions in calligraphy, music, painting and pottery, often marked by the use of natural forms, surface decoration and bold colors or sounds.
Do Ho Su is a Korean sculptor and installation artist. He also works across various media, including paintings and film which explores the concept of space and home. His work is particularly well known in relation to anti-monumentalism. His works convey his life experiences, including the homes he has lived in and the diversity of the people he has met.
Lee, Dong Youb is a contemporary art painter in South Korea. As one of artists leading Korean Abstract Painting, he has developed his own philosophy about what contemporary art can propose after Post-modernism. The main subjects of his work are mutual relationship, cycling resonance and dynamic condition between original being and the environment. He suggests consistently that the distance or emptiness makes being exist and that there is no clear boundary anywhere.
Atta Kim is a South Korean photographer who has been active since the mid-1980s. He has exhibited his work internationally and was the first photographer chosen to represent South Korea in the São Paulo Biennial.
Kim Whanki, also Kim Whan-ki or Kim Hwan-gi, was a pioneering abstract artist of Korea. Born February 27, 1913, in the village of Eupdong-ri on the island of Anjwado, Sinan County, South Jeolla Province, Kim died in New York City, USA, on July 25, 1974.
Lee Ufan is a Korean minimalist painter and sculptor artist and academic, honored by the government of Japan for having "contributed to the development of contemporary art in Japan." The art of this artist, who has long been based in Japan, is rooted in an Eastern appreciation of the nature of materials and also in modern European phenomenology. The origin of Mono-ha may be found in Lee's article "Sonzai to mu wo koete Sekine Nobuo ron (Beyond Being and Nothingness – A Thesis on Sekine Nobuo." Once this initial impetus given, Mono-ha congealed with the participation of the students of the sculptor Yoshishige Saitō, who was teaching at Tama University of Art at the time. One evidence may be found in the book [ba, so, toki]. Lee, the main theorist of the Mono-ha tendency in Japan in the late 1960s and early 1970s, was trained as a philosopher. As a painter, Lee contributed to 'Korean Monotone Art', the first artistic movement in 20th century Korea to be promoted in Japan. He advocates a methodology of de-westernization and demodernization in both theory and practice as an antidote to the Eurocentric thought of 1960s postwar Japanese society. Lee divides his time between Kamakura, Japan and Paris, France.
Makinti Napanangka was a Pintupi-speaking Indigenous Australian artist from Australia's Western Desert region. She was referred to posthumously as Kumentje. The term Kumentje was used instead of her personal name as it is customary among many indigenous communities not to refer to deceased people by their original given names for some time after their deaths. She lived in the communities of Haasts Bluff, Papunya, and later at Kintore, about 50 kilometres (31 mi) north-east of the Lake MacDonald region where she was born, on the border of the Northern Territory and Western Australia.
Michael Schultz was an internationally active German gallerist. Michael Schultz Gallery / Galerie Michael Schultz operated in Berlin, Germany, Beijing, and Seoul. Thus he ran four galleries on two continents. The galleries provided cultural exchange, as Asian artists are shown in Europe and vice versa. The Galerie Michael Schultz GmbH & Co.KG was dissolved on November 7, 2019 due to the opening of insolvency proceedings. Schultz died of a brief serious illness on December 28, 2021.
Kim Kim Gallery is a contemporary art gallery run by Gregory Maass & Nayoungim, a German-Korean artist duo. The Gallery was founded at the Market Gallery in Glasgow, Scotland, in 2008. It describes itself as "a non-profit organization, locative art, an art dealership based on unconventional marketing, a curatorial approach, an exhibition design firm, and editor of rare artist books, depending on the situation it adapts to; in short, it does not fit the format imposed by the term Gallery".Clemens Krümmel writes, "This begins with the excess of dis-identificatory self-reference in creative dialogue with the institution Kim Kim Gallery, along with corporate identity and advertising products and a mania borrowed from Martin Kippenberger for 'great' work or exhibition titles".
Tina Kim is an art dealer and gallery owner based in New York. She is the founder of the Tina Kim Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan widely recognized along with its affiliate Kukje Gallery in Seoul, South Korea as a leading gallery for modern and contemporary art. Tina Kim and her mother Hyun-Sook Lee, CEO of Kukje Gallery, have jointly been in the art business for more than 40 years.
The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) is a contemporary art museum with four branches in Gwacheon, Deoksugung, Seoul and Cheongju. The museum was first established in 1969 as the only national art museum in the country accommodating modern and contemporary art of Korea and international art of different time periods.
Kim Yusob is a South Korean artist who lives and works in Berlin, Germany and Seoul, South Korea.
Kimsooja is a South Korean, multi-disciplinary conceptual artist based in New York, Paris, and Seoul. Her practice combines performance, film, photo, and site-specific installation using textile, light, and sound. Kimsooja's work investigates questions concerning the conditions of humanity, while engaging issues of aesthetics, culture, politics, and the environment. Her principle of ‘non-doing’ and ‘non-making,’ which follows a conceptual and structural investigation of performance through modes of mobility and immobility, inverts the notion of the artist as the predominant actor.
Gallery Hyundai was founded in 1970, initially located in Insadong, South Korea. The founder and president of the gallery, Park Myung-ja introduced modern and contemporary art to the Korean public. Many exhibitions were held throughout the past four decades, including paintings by Philippe Pasqua, Lee Ufan, Kim Tschangyeul, Kim Whanki, Lee Joongseob, Chung Sanghwa and Park Su-geun. Also video artist, Paik Nam June held multiple solo exhibitions at Gallery Hyundai, and in 1990, Paik performed a shamanic ritual called A pas de Loup de Séoul à Budapest in the back courtyard of Gallery Hyundai to commemorate Joseph Bueys' death. Starting from 1987, Gallery Hyundai started to participate in international art fairs such as Art Chicago, FIAC, Art Basel, Frieze Masters London (2014) and Frieze New York(2012–2015). Gallery Hyundai moved its location to Sagan-dong (Samcheong-ro) in 1975. 2015 marks Gallery Hyundai's 45th anniversary since its opening.
Dansaekhwa refers to a loose grouping of paintings that emerged in Korean painting starting in the mid-1970s, when a group of artists began to push paint, soak canvas, drag pencils, rip paper, and otherwise manipulate the materials of painting. Dansaekhwa means "monochrome painting" in Korean and was used by the critic Lee Yil in 1980 to refer to a group of largely non-figurative paintings painted in neutral hues. Promoted in Seoul, Tokyo, and Paris, Dansaekhwa grew to be the international face of contemporary Korean art and a cornerstone of contemporary Asian art.
Cho Yong-ik is a Korean artist. He was a leading figure in Korean abstract painting along with Kim Tschang Yeul, Park Seo-bo and Chung Sang-Hwa. He majored in art from Seoul National University and attended the Paris Biennale in 1961 and 1969 as one of Korea's delegates. His works are on exhibition in museums, including:the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Samsung Museum of Art, and Ho-Am Art Museum.
Mari Kim (Korean: 마리킴) is a South Korean contemporary artist from Seoul, South Korea. She is known for the big-eyed, cartoon-like female characters in her pop art paintings, called "eyedolls". Her work was popularly recognized after her 2011 collaboration with the K-pop girl group 2NE1, directing the animated music video for their single "Hate You". The single topped charts and the music video, with eyedoll action heroines portraying each of the four members, received over twenty million YouTube views.
Ha Chong Hyun is a South Korean artist.
Bahc Yiso, also known as Mo Bahc, was a visual artist, cultural organizer, curator, theorist, and educator considered a critical figure in Korea's contemporary art scene, especially for his contributions in localizing the Euro-American discourse of postmodernism. The artist had gone by three first names during his lifetime; while Cheol-ho was his legal name, he adopted the name Mo during his time in New York, which he changed to Yiso when he returned to South Korea. Both of the adopted names indicate the artist's self-identification of being displaced or on the periphery, which he had hoped it be a position of privilege "with more freedom to do something unexpected."