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Kim Soun-Gui Biography

Kim Soun-Gui was born in Buyeo, Chungnam, South Korea in 1946. After receiving her BFA and MFA from the Department of Painting at Seoul National University, she moved to France in 1971 and has been living and working as an artist there since. She studied semiotics and aesthetics at Université d'Aix Marseille and Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, and has worked as a professor at Université d'Aix Marseille, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis and Ecole National Supérieure d'Art in Dijon. Kim has held solo exhibitions worldwide, including at such institutions as ARARIO MUSEUM in space (2016), Art Sonje Center (2014), Slought Foundation (2013), and Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain de Nice (1991). Notable publications include Montagne, C'est la Mer: Tchouang-Tseu et Wittgenstein; Les Nuages Paresseux; Art or Listen to the Silence: Kim Soun-Gui Conversation with Jacques Derrida, Jean-Luc Nancy and John Cage; and Entends-tu_?_, a poetry and painting compilation.

Kim Soun-Gui Featured Artworks

Saekdong Cloud by Kim Soun-Gui contemporary artwork painting
Kim Soun-GuiSaekdong Cloud, 1987Saekdong and ink
127 x 105 cm
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One Stroke of Painting by Kim Soun-Gui contemporary artwork works on paper, print
Kim Soun-GuiOne Stroke of Painting, 1975–1985Collage on paper
31.5 x 32.5 cm
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Foret 1 (Forest 1), Foret 2 (Forest 2) by Kim Soun-Gui contemporary artwork photography
Kim Soun-GuiForet 1 (Forest 1), Foret 2 (Forest 2), 1998-1999Pinhole camera, analogue c-print
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Colporteur by Kim Soun-Gui contemporary artwork sculpture
Kim Soun-GuiColporteur, 1989Mixed media
96 x 35 x 13 cm
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Mail by Kim Soun-Gui contemporary artwork painting
Kim Soun-GuiMail, 1989Collage on panel
84 x 73.5 cm
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Kim Soun-Gui Recent Exhibitions

Kim Soun-Gui Represented By

Arario Gallery contemporary art gallery in Seoul, South Korea Arario Gallery Cheonan, Seoul, Shanghai
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