Hong Jungpyo (B.1976) experiments with the boundaries between everyday life and art and conceptually expresses fundamental concerns regarding contemporary art and artistic behavior. In his series 'The Hidden Edge,' the artist's initial plan to create a square frame is continuously sabotaged by rules made by Hong himself. In the end the finished piece is a far cry from its original image, the constant modifications and supplements forming something entirely new. Although the 'frame' has lost its former functions, but has been reborn as an object of pure formative beauty. This is the moment Hong Jungpyo asks the question, 'What is art?'Read More
Hong Jungpyo received both B.F.A. and M.F.A. from Hongik University's College of Fine Arts. Hong has held multiple solo shows during his career, including exhibitions as the Pyo Gallery, Post Territory Ujeongguk, and 313 Art Project. He has also participated in group shows at various institutions such as the Seongnam Art Center, the Mongin Art Center, the Gwangju Museum of Art, and the Seoul Museum of Art. He won the grand prize at the 26th Joongang Fine Arts Prize in 2004, and was a resident at the first Mongin Art Space Residency, the MMCA Goyang Residency, the Cite Internationale des Arts Residency, and the SeMA Nanji Residency.