Timeline

1956
Born in Cheong-do, Korea
1976–1979
M.F.A. Department of Fine Arts, Hongik University Graduate School of Art, Seoul, Korea
2000
Artist of the Year, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon
Collections: National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea / Seoul City Art Museum, Korea
Busan City Art Museum, Korea / Daegu City Art Museum, Korea / Leeum
1990–pres
Live and working in Paris . France

Exhibitions

2010
winter gallery. Wiesbaden . Germany (solo)
2009
Today Art Museum, Beijing, China (solo)
2009
White Box Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2009
emptiness and fullness. Espace Commines
2008
Hakgojae, Seoul, Korea (solo)
2008
RX Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
2008
White Box Gallery, New York (solo)
2007
Hakgojae, Seoul, Korea (solo)
2006
Look on Korean Contemporary Art, Gallery Jean Fournier, Paris, France
2006
Christianity in Contemporary Art, Lumen Gallery, Paris, France
2006
Frontier, Montparnasse Museum, Paris, France
2006
RX Gallery, France
2005
IBU Gallery, France / Gawafune Gallery, Japan
2005
Galerie Ci-Gong, Daegu, South Korea (solo)
2005
Galerie M, Daegu, South Korea (solo)
2004
FIAC (Ci-Gong Gallery), France
2003
Jo-Hyun Gallery, Korea
2003
Galerie Ci-Gong, South Korea (solo)
2000
Galerie Gana, Séoul, South Korea (solo)
2000
National museum of contemporary art, Korea
2000
Cigong Gallery, Daegu, Korea (solo)
2000
Kongkan Gallery, Seoul, Korea (solo)
1999
Space Galley, Busan, Korea (solo)
1999
Cigong Gallery, Daegu, Korea (solo)
1999
Gana Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea (solo)
1999
Berlin-Seoul, Berlin Municipal Communal Gallery, Berlin, Germany
1999
Area of Painting, Cigong Gallery, Daegu, Korea
1999
Nature in Modern Art, National Museum of Natural History, France
1998
Gana-Beaubourg Gallery, France
1997
Independent, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum, Tokyo
1996
21st Century’s Prospect, Seoul, Korea
1996
Modern art, Tokyo; Osaka International Museum of Contemporary Art, Osaka, Japan
1996
Black and White, Seomi Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1996
Seven Spaces in One Place, Manufacture des Oeillets, Ivry, France
1996
Willy d'Huysser Gallery, Belgique
1996
Aspect of Korean Contemporary Art in the 1990s, Tokyo National Museum of Modern art, Osaka International Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
1995
Atelier Opening, Ateliers Artsenal, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
1995
Another Dimensions, Espace Artsenal , Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
1994
Bellefroid Gallery, France
1994
Conspirator, Ateliers Artsenal, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
1994
New and Powerful Art from Artsenal, Gallery Art Beam, Seoul, Korea
1994
‘94 Daegu Work Shop, Cigong Gallery, Daegu, Korea
1994
Two-Days, Two-Nights, Ateliers Artsenal, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
1994
Exhibitor for Opening de l’Espace Artsenal-Paris, Espace Artsenal-Paris, Paris
1993
Espace Artsenal, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
1991
Bateau-Lavoir Gallery, France / Europe Factory, Center for Contemporary Art, France
1991
Europe Factory, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Pantin
1991
Jeunes artistes, Centre Culturel Coréen, Paris, France
1988
Galerie Soo, Séoul, Korea (solo)
1988
Regards sur la Peinture Contemporaine Coréenne, Centre d’Art Albert Chanot, Paris, France
1988
Origines, Centre d’Art, Séoul, Korea
1987
Haut Bas, Galerie Baek-Song, Séoul, Korea
1987
Jeunes artistes, Musée National d’Art contemporain, Séoul, Korea
1987
Kyungin Gallery, Seoul, Korea (solo`)
1986
Galerie Kyung-In, Séoul, Korea (solo)
1982
Galerie Kwan-Hoon, Séoul, Korea (solo)

Public Collections

National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
Busan Museum of Art, Busan
Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon
Leeum-Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul
Privada Allegro Foundation, Madrid
Baruj Foundation, Barcelona
Ministry of Culture and Communication, Paris
FNAC (Fonds National d’art Contemporain), Paris