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Park Youngsook Biography

Park Youngsook was born in 1941. She studied originally History at the Sookmyung Women's University where she also completed her graduate studies in Photography and Design. She began to exhibit photography works in 1966 and her then extraordinary female awareness was visualized in a certain exhibition, in 1975. It was her solo exhibition organized by 'Women's Association' to commemorate 'International Women's Year', established by the United Nations. Park exhibited various photographs subjectifying social issues including women's reality today under the theme of . From 1981 she continues to be bold and active with her stature as a feminist at the age of 40. From 1992 she is marked as feminism activist to become a member of 'Women Art Research Association', a feminist group affiliated with 'Minjung Art'. With her works she has participated numerous solo and group shows such as Seoul Museum of Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Gwangju Museum of Art, The Museum of Photography, Seoul, Gwangju Biennale (2002) ; as her work is part of many significant collections as of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul Museum of Art, The Museum of Photography, Seoul, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Gwangju Museum of Art, Sunggok Art Museum, National Human Rights Commission of Korea, Ewha Women's University, Sookmyung Women's University among others. She founded in 2006, Trunk Gallery. It focuses primarily on photography gallery in Korea.

Park Youngsook Featured Artworks

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A Flower Shakes Her #5 by Park Youngsook contemporary artwork
Park YoungsookA Flower Shakes Her #5, 2005C-print
120 x 120 cm
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Tears of a Shadow 18 by Park Youngsook contemporary artwork
Park YoungsookTears of a Shadow 18, 2019Photography-Film
120 x 160 cm
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Tears of a Shadow 17 by Park Youngsook contemporary artwork
Park YoungsookTears of a Shadow 17, 2019Photography-Film
120 x 160 cm
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Tears of a Shadow 16 by Park Youngsook contemporary artwork
Park YoungsookTears of a Shadow 16, 2019Photography-Film
120 x 160 cm
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Tears of a Shadow 15 by Park Youngsook contemporary artwork
Park YoungsookTears of a Shadow 15, 2019Photography-Film
120 x 160 cm
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Tears of a Shadow 14 by Park Youngsook contemporary artwork
Park YoungsookTears of a Shadow 14, 2019Photography-Film
180 x 240 cm
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Tears of a Shadow 13 by Park Youngsook contemporary artwork
Park YoungsookTears of a Shadow 13, 2019Photography-Film
180 x 240 cm
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Tears of a Shadow 12 by Park Youngsook contemporary artwork
Park YoungsookTears of a Shadow 12, 2019Photography-Film
180 x 240 cm
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Park Youngsook Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Park Youngsook, Tears of a Shadow-Park Youngsook solo exhibition at Arario Gallery, Seoul
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26 March–13 June 2020 Park Youngsook Tears of a Shadow-Park Youngsook solo exhibition Arario GallerySeoul

Park Youngsook Represented By

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

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