French gallerist Almine Rech-Picasso opened her first space in Asia on Shanghai's historic Bund in July this year, bringing her eponymous gallery's total locations to five. The Shanghai gallery occupies roughly 4,000 square feet on the second floor of the three-storey Amber Building, a beautiful warehouse space, originally occupied by the Central...
There's an inside joke amongst the team of Ashkal Alwan, The Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts: that every time an edition of its biennial forum on cultural practices is planned, a national crisis happens. The eighth edition of Home Works was no different: it opened on 17 October amidst the most devastating wildfires that Lebanon had witnessed...
Hans Hartung and Art Informel at Mazzoleni London (1 October 2019-18 January 2020) presents key works by the French-German painter while highlighting his connection with artists active in Paris during the 50s and 60s. In this video, writer and historian Alan Montgomery discusses Hartung's practice and its legacy.Born in Leipzig in 1904, Hans...
Drawing is the body and spirit of Kim Eull (1954~). The drawings of Kim Eull holds expansive spectrum encompassing various genres including painting, sculpture, installation and etc. beyond the limitations of the narrow definition and form.
Kim had majored in metal craft and received attention with painting and the artist has been emitting explosive energy with the 'drawing project', which began in 2002. Compared to other genres of art, 'drawing' relatively has free form, flexible attitude of approach, capable of instant response of the body and able to produce large amount in great speed.
His drawing is the result of sensitive response to the gigantic world faced with his entire body. Drawing is the blood stream flowing in the veins of Kim Eull and the fuel that drives his body to move. That energy penetrates the spirit of Kim and trickles down to the world through the artist's fingertips. Every stories of the world, filtered through the mind and free imagination is the surrounding 'small universe' and 'massive self-portrait' of Kim Eull.
A strong lineup of art shows are being offered this fall, more so than other seasons.With two big biennale events – the Gwangju Biennale and Busan Biennale – kicking off last week, major Korean museums and galleries have opened a plethora of exhibitions to attract the influx of international art professionals and local art lovers.
SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Yonhap) – The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) will open an art show on Wednesday to showcase the artwork by four finalists of an annual artist prize, the museum said Tuesday.
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