Exhibition ‘Shepard Fairey: Peace and Justice’

Exhibition ‘Shepard Fairey: Peace and Justice’ 2017.03.15 ~ 2017.04.30 Seoul Arts Center Exhibition <Peace and Justice> at Seoul Arts Center consisted of a wide collection of Shepard Fairey’s iconic work in various techniques. Shepard Fairey, an American graffiti artist and activist, has deeply concentrated in the field of creating an effective ‘imagery’ or occasionally a…

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Busan Biennale 2016- Exhibition ‘Hybridizing Earth, Discussing Multitude’

Factory to Multi-Cultural Complex Initiated with the voluntary participation of local artists in Busan, the Busan Biennale 2016 just finished a journey of presenting works of 121 participated artists from 23 countries at both Busan Museum of Art and F1963. Exhibition ‘an/other avant-garde china-japan-korea’ at Busan Museum of Art introduced forgotten avant-garde art in art…

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Exhibition ‘Fornasetti- Practical Madness’

Reinvented Archive Exhibition ‘Fornasetti- Practical Madness’ at Dongdaemun Design Plaza serves to lay out the passion and endless artistic attempts in decorative elements of Piero Fornasetti that have startled the world with such tremendous ideas and performances. As a designer of the sophisticated techniques, he awakened himself through self-awareness and beliefs. Unfolding Specialized System This specific exhibition…

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Exhibition ‘Mr. Brainwash: Life is Beautiful’

  The first exhibition of ARA Modern Art Museum Occupied by the younger generations in every exhibition space, ARA Modern Art Museum is currently holding the first exclusive exhibition in Asia of a self-taught French-born street artist, Mr. Brainwash (Thierry Guetta). ‘Mr. Brainwash: Life is Beautiful’ exhibition actively serves a flexible spacial diagram for visitors…

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Adaptive Reuse Phenomena Transforming Old Industrial Buildings to Art and Cultural Spaces

  Old industrial buildings that almost vanished into the history with a loss of functionality and identity due to changes in society have been successfully preserved and renovated worldwide. The consequences are prominently celebrated in a regional renewal context as ‘rebirth’ in their own constructed language, establishing worldwide art galleries, museums, and cultural centers. Today’s…

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Exhibition ‘Paik Nam June Show’

  ‘Paik Nam June Show’ at Dongdaemun Design Plaza Museum is a celebration of the traces of Paik Nam June as an art revolution to commemorate the 10th anniversary of his death. As a pioneer of media art and also a philosopher, he portrayed his remarkable passion for the pursuit of global communication through such experimental…

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Exhibition ‘Pli’ : Yoon Jong-seok

The ‘Pli’ a hidden place, secure place in our heart, secret of mind The most sophisticated method Avenuel Art Hall holds the exhibition ‘Pli’ by Yoon Jong-seok, showing the irreplaceable artistic world by creating his own ‘wrinkle’ with ‘point’ and ‘line.’ On the screen of the artist’s artwork, the coexistence of real and illusion, material and non-material,…

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Exhibition ‘Daejeon Documenta 2015’

  Daejeon Documenta 2015: Scenery From Life, Realm of Consciousness, and Will of People   Coexisting in both extremes The new exhibition <Daejeon Documenta 2015: Scenery From Life, Realm of Consciousness, and Will of People> invited our young community-based artists, Min Song Sik and Hong Won Seok, who have been recognized for creating and proposing a…

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Exhibition ‘New British Inventors: Inside Heatherwick Studio’

Design thinking The new exhibition of D Museum in Seoul, <New British Inventors: Inside Heatherwick Studio> conveys a comprehensive archive of creative thought process for accomplished projects by the Heatherwick Studio, from various study models and sketches to structural – material experiments; it is mainly focused on delivering their unique process of exploring diverse point of views…

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Two U.S. Art Museums by Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron Herzog & de Meuron is a Swiss architecture firm founded by Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron. They are well-known architects for testing new techniques and materials in buildings, and most importantly let’s not forget their reputation for the Tate Modern. Here are two interesting art museums in the United States built by Herzog…

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The City Is Characterized By A Single Museum- Guggenheim Bilbao by Frank Gehry

From Louvre Museum in Paris and Tate Modern in London to Guggenheim in Bilbao. Guggenheim Bilbao in Spain (1997) As a center of a commercial growth today, the city of Bilbao had struggled with a serious recession and an unemployment crisis back in 1980’s. Loosing its steel and shipbuilding industries led to an inevitable decline. Then, the city ultimately faced the underdevelopment of…

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Top 4 Art Museums by Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid designed several projects of worldwide art museums that well-demonstrated her architectural concept and how it is dealt with the primary objective of the museum and the site specificity. I chose four of them to mainly focus on museums of art and architecture. MAXXI: Museum of XXI Century Arts ROME, ITALY (2009) The vision…

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Vacant Public Space Becomes a Nonprofit Art Gallery

This article gives thoughts and perspectives from the corporation of how such public space was utilized as a means of contributing to society and how it eventually led to the establishment of a nonprofit art gallery.   The one of the promising nonprofit art galleries in public facility space in South Korea, dtc GALLERY of Daejeon Terminal City (DTC) not…

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