Art in Korea

Who is Korean painter Sea Hyun Lee?

South Korea’s traditional illustrative and art history is immovable; however, cultural and artistic experimentation will always be relentless. Sea Hyun Lee demonstrates his understanding of just how true the above statement is through his art. He manages to join the two forces of past and present together to create Between the Red. Sea Hyun Lee …

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Photographer Thomas Struth visits both North & South Korea

In March 2007, Thomas Struth went on a first trip to South Korea. He spent time in the two largest cities, Seoul and Busan, and visited religious and cultural sites, important landscapes and shipyards. At the vast DSME shipyard on Geoje Island, one of the largest in the world, he photographed tankers under construction and …

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Cayetano Ferrer’s optical illusion billboard in South Korea

Cayetano Ferrer’s describes his Daejeon, South Korea, billboards like this: My work ends up being the result of the question: what exactly is an illusion? Is everything we see on a screen or a printed photograph an illusion? Is culture implicated in illusion? Can language itself be an illusion? All images by Cayetano Ferrer unless otherwise …

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