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b. 1955, South Korea

Ahn Kyuchul Biography

Ahn Kyuchul graduated from Staatliche Akademie der Bildende Künste Stuttgart in 1995 after completing both undergraduate and graduate programs. He is currently a professor at the School of Visual Arts, Korea National University of Arts. 

Ahn Kyuchul Featured Artworks

Box I by Ahn Kyuchul contemporary artwork
Ahn KyuchulBox I, 2017Wood, keyboard, felt
43.5 x 35 x 7.5 cm
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Life by Ahn Kyuchul contemporary artwork
Ahn KyuchulLife, 2017Acrylic on canvas
53 x 41 cm
Kukje Gallery Contact Gallery
Untitled by Ahn Kyuchul contemporary artwork
Ahn KyuchulUntitled, 2017Pencil on paper
20.5 x 29.5 cm
Kukje Gallery Contact Gallery
The Glasses by Ahn Kyuchul contemporary artwork
Ahn KyuchulThe Glasses, 1992/2018Marble and steel
5.5 x 28 x 15.5 cm
Kukje Gallery Contact Gallery
Paddle Chair by Ahn Kyuchul contemporary artwork
Ahn KyuchulPaddle Chair, 2017Wood
45 x 44.5 x 200 cm
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Ahn Kyuchul Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, kukje ON at Kukje Gallery, Seoul
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22 April–31 May 2020 Group Exhibition kukje ON Kukje GalleryOnline Only
Contemporary art exhibition, Ahn Kyuchul, Words Just for You at Kukje Gallery, Seoul
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21 February–16 April 2017 Ahn Kyuchul Words Just for You K1, Kukje GallerySeoul

Ahn Kyuchul Represented By

Kukje Gallery contemporary art gallery in Seoul, South Korea Kukje Gallery Busan, Seoul

Ahn Kyuchul In Related Press

Conceptual artists say more with less: Ahn Kyuchul and Ryan Gander embrace storytelling in artwork Related Press Conceptual artists say more with less: Ahn Kyuchul and Ryan Gander embrace storytelling in artwork 30 March 2017, Korea Joongang Daily

Conceptual art pieces are often shunned by the non-expert audience, as the works, many of which feature the re-contextualization of everyday objects, tend to lack visual impact and look very dry. And the ideas that they carry tend to be difficult to understand immediately. But the exceptions can be found in two ongoing exhibitions in the art...

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Ahn Kyu-chul discovers paradox from everyday objects Related Press Ahn Kyu-chul discovers paradox from everyday objects 13 March 2017, The Korea Times

A chair with legs made of paddles ( Paddle Chair ), a bicycle with two handlebars and front wheels and the other with two seats and rear wheels ( Two Bicycles ) and a bell made of felt that cannot produce sound ( Silent Bell ). These ordinary yet paradoxical objects are part of artist Ahn Kyu-chul's solo exhibit Words Just for You at the Kukje...

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