Park Seo-bo (박서보)

After last year’s hit show, White Cube are aiming to repeat the success with a different range of work from the distinguished artist’s studio. “The works by Park Seo-Bo in this show consist of paper, worked into the paint surface so it looks like a big brushstroke,” says Martin Gayford in The Spectator. Park Seo-Bo: […]

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Event news: ARTTALK — What is Dansaekhwa?

by Events Editor 23 February 2016
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At the moment I’m struggling with Park Seo-Bo’s big solo show at the White Cube, so I’m hoping that this talk might help me approach it with greater understanding. ARTTALK: Contemporary Korean Art Today What is Dansaekhwa? The Korean Monochrome Movement and Park Seo-Bo Thursday 3 March 2016, 6:30pm Korean Cultural Centre UK | Grand […]

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Exhibition news: Dansaekhwa — Minimal Korean Art of the 1970s, at The Arts Club

by Events Editor 9 January 2016
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Coinciding with the opening of the Park Seo-bo solo exhibition at White Cube is a broader exhibition of Dansaekhwa at the Arts Club. Open to non-members by appointment only at the times mentioned below. Dansaekhwa: Minimal Korean Art of the 1970s The Arts Club 40 Dover Street | Mayfair | London W1S 4NP | www.theartsclub.co.uk […]

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Exhibition news: Park Seo-Bo — Ecriture 1967-1981

by Events Editor 20 December 2015
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One of the big exhibitions opening in January is a solo show by Park Seo-bo, a key Dansaekhwa artist. Definitely an exhibition I’m looking forward to. Park Seo-Bo: Ecriture 1967-1981 Preview: Thursday 14 January, 6-8pm 15 January – 12 March 2016 White Cube Mason’s Yard | 25 – 26 Mason’s Yard | London SW1Y 6BU […]

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Dansaekhwa – a Biennale collateral event in Venice, 7 May – 15 Aug

by Events Editor 3 May 2015
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Lee Ufan returns to Venice with some site-specific work as part of an official collateral event of Dansaekhwa artists: Dansaekhwa Collateral Event of the 56th International Art Exhibition la Biennale di Venezia Dates: May 7–August 15, 2015 Opening: May 7, 7pm Venue: Palazzo Contarini-Polignac | 874 Dorsoduro | 30123 Venezia www.villaempain.com | www.kukjegallery.com | www.tinakimgallery.com […]

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Dansaekhwa comes to France

by Events Editor 5 November 2014
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As an incredible Lee Ufan exhibition closes in Versailles, Gallerie Perotin opens a solo show by Park Seo-Bo. Lee Ufan Versailles Gardens 17 June to 2 November 2014 Why choose Lee Ufan as the contemporary artist for 2014 in Versailles? Dare I say that, again, it is André Le Nôtre who influenced both Alfred Pacquement, […]

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2012 Travel Diary 1: Dansaekhwa – Korean Monochrome Painting at the Museum of Contemporary Art

by Philip Gowman 24 April 2012
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Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do, Saturday 24 March 2012. Whenever I come to Seoul I always try to get to Seoul Grand Park in Gwacheon to visit the National Museum of Contemporary Art. Even if there isn’t a particularly interesting special exhibition on (and that’s rare), their permanent collection is always worth a browse. This time, the special […]

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Park Seo-bo feature in WSJ

by Philip Gowman 21 May 2011
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Park Seo-bo: “The Role of art is to make people worry.” A feature on the 80-year-old “father of South Korean contemporary art” in Scene Asia / WSJ: http://on.wsj.com/jOvsSn #

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Ten contemporary Korean artists you should know

by Grace Kim 9 May 2008
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Contemporary Korean Art from the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea Korean Cultural Centre, 1 Northumberland Avenue, through 16 May 2008. Free Admission Review by Grace Kim Korean Contemporary Art has become something of a recent phenomenon in the western art world, despite developing in Korea with influences from abroad for over 40-50 years. The […]

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The Leeum Art Gallery, Seoul

by Philip Gowman 11 February 2007
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A brief walk from Hangangjin subway stop (line 6) near Itaewon is the Leeum Gallery, set up by Samsung. No expense has been spared on the building itself, with prestigious foreign architects engaged to build it, and an impressive collection of artworks. The building itself is very spacious, and has three main sections. Older artworks […]

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