Timeline

1932
Born in Young-Duck, Kyungsangbuk-Do
1956
B.F.A., Graduated from Seoul National University (Fine Art), Korea
1964–1968
Lived and worked in France, Paris
1969–1976
Lived and worked in Japan, Kobe
1977–1992
Lived and worked in France, Paris
Currently living and working in Korea

Exhibitions

2007
Gallery HAKGOJAE - Seoul, Korea (solo)
2007
Gallery HYUNDAI - Seoul, Korea (solo)
2007
Void - in Korean Art, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art - Seoul, Korea
2004
Korea’s Two-dimensional Painting Yesterday and Today, Seoul City Museum of Art - Seoul, Korea
2002
Understanding Abstract Arts, Sungkok Art Museum - Seoul, Korea
2000
The Source of Contemporary Korean Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art Seoul - Korea
2000
The 3rd Biennale of Gwangju-Korea
2000
Post-War Abstract Painting, Hoam Art Museum - Seoul, Korea
1998
Korean Monochromes: Methods, Ideas and Spirits, Busan Museum of Modern Art - Korea
1998
Won Gallery - Seoul, Korea (solo)
1997
The 5th NICAF TOKYO 97 - Tokyo, Japan
1996
Korean Abstract Painting Spirit Exhibition, Hoam Art Museum - Seoul, Korea
1996
Joongang Biennale, Seoul Museum of Art - Seoul, Korea
1994
Kasahara Gallery - Osaka, Japan (solo)
1992
Shirota Gallery - Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1992
Gallery HYUNDAI - Seoul, Korea (solo)
1992
Korean Contemporary Art Traveling Exhibition, included Shimonoseki Museum of Art - Japan
1991
Korean Contemporary Art Invitation, Art Sonje Museum - Gyeongju, Korea
1991
Korean Contemporary Painting Circulation Exhibition - Yugoslavia
1991
Ueda Gallery - Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1990
Kasahara Gallery - Osaka, Japan (solo)
1989
Gallery HYUNDAI - Seoul, Korea (solo)
1989
Dorothea Van Der Koelen Gallery - Mainz, Germany (solo)
1988
Motomachi Gallery - Kobe, Japan (solo)
1988
The 24th Seoul Olympic International Contemporary Art Fair, National Museum of Contemporary Art - Seoul, Korea
1986
Black and White in Art Today, Museum of Modern Art - Saitama, Japan
1986
Seoul&Paris, Paris National Art Centre - Seoul, Korea and Paris, France
1986
Gallery HYUNDAI - Seoul, Korea (solo)
1986
Ueda Gallery - Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1984
Motomachi Gallery - Kobe, Japan (solo)
1984
Four Contemporary Artists Exhibition, Espace Bateau Lavoir - Paris, France
1984
Contemporary Art Festival, National Museum of Contemporary Art – Seoul, Korea
1983
Korean Contemporary Art Exhibition, Tokyo City Museum - Tokyo, Japan
1983
Osaka Contemporary Art Fair, Contemporary Art Center - Osaka, Japan
1983
Gallery HYUNDAI - Seoul, Korea (solo)
1983
Ueda Gallery - Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1982
Korean Culture Institute - Paris, France (solo)
1982
Korean Artists Working Abroad, National Museum of Contemporary Art - Seoul, Korea
1982
Work on Paper, National Museum of Contemporary Art - Seoul, Korea and Kyoto, Japan
1982
Comparaison, Grand Palais Museum - Paris, France
1981
Contemporary Korean Artists, Kyoto Museum - Kyoto, Japan
1981
Gallery Object - Wuppertal, West Germany (solo)
1980
West Germany Bergheim Culture Institute - Bergheim, Germany (solo)
1980
Motomachi Gallery - Kobe, Japan (solo)
1980
Jean Gallery - Seoul, Korea (solo)
1980
Galerie N.R.A- Paris, France
1980
Galerie Alain Oudin- Paris, France
1980
The 12th Cagnes International Painting Festival - Cagnes-Sur-Mer, France
1980
Salon des Grands et Jeunes d'Aujourd'hui, Grand Palais Museum - Paris, France
1980
Asian Contemporary Fine Art Exhibition, Fukuoka City Museum - Japan
1979
Salon des Grands et Jeunes d'Aujourd'hui, Grand Palais Museum - Paris, France
1977
Motomachi Gallery - Kobe, Japan (solo)
1977
Coco Gallery - Kyoto, Japan (solo)
1977
Korean Contemporary Artists, National Museum of Contemporary Art - Seoul, Korea
1976
Muramatsu Gallery - Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1976
Shinanobashi Gallery - Osaka, Japan (solo)
1974
The 4th Hyogo-Prefecture Art Festival, Hyogo-Prefecture Modern Museum - Kobe, Japan
1973
The 12th Biennale de Sao-Paulo, Brazil
1973
The 3ed Hyogo Prefecture Art Festival, Hyogo-Prefecture Modern Museum - Kobe, Japan
1973
Muramatsu Gallery- Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1973
Shinanobashi Gallery - Osaka, Japan (solo)
1972
Mudo Gallery - Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1972
he 2nd Hyogo Prefecture Art Festival, Hyogo-Prefecture Modern Museum - Kobe, Japan
1971
Motomachi Gallery - Kobe, Japan (solo)
1969
Shinanobashi Gallery - Osaka, Japan (solo)
1968
Jean-Camion Gallery - Paris, France (solo)
1967
Newspaper Institute - Seoul, Korea (solo)
1967
The 10th Biennale de Sao-Paulo, Brazil
1965
The 4th Biennale de Paris- Paris, France
1962–1964
Exhibition of Group ‘Actuel ’- Seoul, Korea
1963
Contemporary Four Young Korean Artists, Galerie Lamber - Paris, France
1962
Central Report Institute - Seoul, Korea (solo)