Art Exhibitions showing now through October (Source: Korea Times)
Coreana Museum Space*C
Through Sept. 30
Coreana Museum, located in Sinsa-dong, southern Seoul, is holding a group exhibition of works by Korean and foreign artists. Visit www.spacec.co.kr.
Lee U-fan Sculpture
Through Oct. 9
Kukje Gallery is hosting a special exhibition of sculptures by renowned Korean artist Lee U-fan. Visit www.kukjegallery.com or call (02) 733-4879.
Architectural Ceramic Now & New
Clayarch Gimhae Museum
Sept. 5-Feb. 7
The Clayarch Gimhae Museum, located in South Gyeongsang Province, is holding its 8th Architectural Ceramic Exhibition. Participating artists include Song Jun-gyu, Hilde Angel Danielsen, Lee Jong-geun and Johannes Pfeiffer. Visit www.clayarch.org or call (055) 340-7000.
Those Things I've Done
Through Sept. 26
Kim Hye-na's mixed media works are characterized by dark subjects but filled with whirls of red and green colors. Visit www.gallery2.co.kr.
Desire and Anesthesia
Art Sonje Center
Through Oct. 25
Ham Kyung-ah is holding a solo exhibition at Art Sonje Center, Seokuk-dong, Jongno. Visit www.artsonje.org/asc/.
The Magic of Photography
The Museum of Photography, Seoul
Through Oct. 1
The Hanmi Foundation of Arts and Culture has organized an exhibition titled "The Magic of Photography" at the Museum of Photography. Visit www.photomuseum.or.kr or call (02) 418-1315.
Fashion Ethics: Wear Good
Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art
Through Oct. 4
Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art in Ansan is holding its annual cross-genre exhibition featuring fashion as art. The exhibition explores ethical fashion as a new paradigm shift relating to environment and cultural identity issues. Visit www.gmoma.org.
MC Mina's Picture Diary
Through Sept. 20
Drawings, illustrations and character designs by Park Mi-na are on display at the open gallery, first floor of Coreana Museum. Visit www.spacec.co.kr.
Korean Diaspora Artists in Asia
National Museum of Contemporary Art
Through Sept. 27
The National Museum of Contemporary Art in Gwacheon is hosting a special exhibition featuring works by Korean artists who have made a name for themselves throughout Asia. To get there, get off at Seoul Grand Park subway line 4, exit 4, where a shuttle bus to the museum is available every 20 minutes. Visit http://www.moca.go.kr.
Artist of the Year 2009: Suh Yong-sun
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
Through Sept. 20
The National Museum of Contemporary Art has chosen Suh Yong-sun as the 2009 Artist of the Year. To get there, get off Seoul Grand Park Station Line 4, Exit 4. A free shuttle bus to the museum is available. Visit www.moca.go.kr.
EXPosition of mythology - ELectronic technology
Nam June Paik Art Center
Through Oct. 4
This exhibition explores ideas of technology, mythology and religion through the perspective of Nam June Paik's first solo exhibition in 1963 called EXPosition of Music ELectronic Television. Visit www.njp.kr.
National Museum of Contemporary Art of Korea
Through Feb. 7, 2010
This year-long exhibition brings together the works of the late Paik Nam-june and Korean-American artist Kang Ik-joong. On display is Paik's multimedia installation and Kang's installation work, made of thousands of paintings, woodcuts and drawings. The two artists may have come from different generations and have distinct artistic styles, but their art continues to enthrall. To get there, get off at Seoul Grand Park Subway Line 4, Exit 4, where a shuttle bus to the museum is available every 20 minutes. Visit http://www.moca.go.kr.